Artificial Silk: Artificial silk was introduced during the 1920s and 30s and was the first artificial fabric that was used in clothing. After a short period of being known as "artificial silk," the name was changed to Rayon, since it seemed that consumers did not want to wear anything that was seen as "artificial."
The Teddy Boys created the first truly independent fashions for young people. they were working class British adolescents that adopted styles from menswear: longer jackets, cuffed sleeves, waistcoats. well-cut narrow trousers, and high turned back lapels.
Limitations Order L-85 or the "L-85 Regulations" were guidelines that were passed during WWII that restricted the quantity of cloth that could be used in clothing.These codes limited certain fabrics, dyes, shoes, styles, and other fashion items that could be worn/used during this period to ration for the war effort.