A World Of 80s Style: Photographs Documented British Teenage Courtship At North England’s First Disco Pub

These photographs were taken by Tom Wood at the Chelsea Reach Nightclub in New Brighton. They belong to a prolonged period of visual negotiation between Wood, the immediate community and the wider environs of Merseyside. Girls and boys on the pull are unaware of his tactful lens, as they flirt, drink, letch, snog, and dance the night away… Continue reading »

Black and White Photos Of Teenage Gangs Of New York City In 1959


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In the summer of 1959, 25 year old photographer Bruce Davidson read about the teenage gangs of New York City. Connecting with a social worker to make initial contact with a gang, Davidson became a daily observer and photographer of this alienated youth culture. At the time there were an estimated thousand gang members in New York City. Continue reading »

Ohio Youth Of The 1970s – Lovely Photos Of Long-Haired Teenage Girls In Dayton From 1974-75

Does long hairstyle make you more gracefully? These glamorous photos of teenage girls in the middle of 1970s from Tony Alter that may give you the answer. Continue reading »

Teenage Girls Iron Their Hair Before A Night Out In New York City In 1964

Teenage girls are all steamed up these days about straight hair. The steam iron is replacing the huge rollers on which countless teens slept every night to achieve the height and curls. The same girls endure having their hair stretched to absolute straightness on the ironing board, and then ironed to keep it that way. Unlike the roller setting, this takes teamwork. Continue reading »

Photographer Adrienne Salinger’s Series Of Teenage Bedrooms From The 90s

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In the 90s, the photographer Adrienne Salinger has documented the bedrooms of American teenagers, asking teens to pose surrounded by their personal possessions. A delightfully vintage series that makes sense today, unveiling the styles and trends from the 90s. If Adrienne Salinger chose teenagers as models, it’s because adolescence is the last time these future adults will be living with their parents, with all their possessions in one room. Continue reading »

An Artist’s Rendition Of A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Sneaker

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Footwear design has come a long way in recent years with lightweight designs, innovative fabrics, and builds that balance comfort with agility. In an exercise in design, artists Hussain Almossawi and Quintin Williams reveal their sneaker concept that fits the Ninja Turtles, with space for their two large fingers, breathable perforation, and an ergonomic shape. The look is finished with a ribbon that draws its influence from those worn around their eyes. Continue reading »

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Painted As The Renaissance Painters They Were Named After

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Owen Dippie has been restless lately in Brooklyn, cooling his heels and trying to stay invisible like a ninja while he waits for his big opportunity to slaughter a wall. He’ll need 5 days of good weather but New York is only doing 3 at a time, so he’s slicing between rain drops, sharpening his aerosol blades on this masked quartet by the railroad tracks. Continue reading »