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Roller Skating Was Crazy Awesome!

Uncategorized | July 12, 2017

Roller girl trends suddenly took on a "less is more" attitude

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The resurgence of the roller skating craze launched its own brand of fashion, which consistently morphed all throughout the decade and well into the 1980s. The 1970s skate fashion was more of an unholy alliance between disco and uninhibited sexuality (with wheels strapped to it). Even the men were often scantily dressed. 

Even fully covered they still let it all hang out in the groovy era

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It was a time of sexual revolution and even when covered from head to toe, women found ways to exude sex appeal while boogieing on down. Stars like Cher were infamous for embracing the sheer and “barely there” look of clothing in the 70s. So much glitter, such little left to the imagination. 

Tags: Remember This?... | Roller Skating | The 1960s | The 1970s | Vintage Photo Galleries

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Rebeka Knott

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Rebeka grew up in the 1960’s & 1970’s and has always subscribed to the theory that a positive attitude will take you far! She is a wife and mother of 3 with a fun-loving spirit, believing that family and relationships are invaluable.