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Fashion In The 1960s

Nudie Suits: Flashy Rodeo Fashion Of Rock And Country S...

August 15, 2019

Left: Country-rocker Gram Parsons in his famous custom Nudie Suit circa 1969. Right: Robert Redford in the Nudie suit he wore in 'The Electric Horseman,' (1979)...

Go-Go Boots: A History Of The Footwear That Ruled The 1...

February 19, 2019

Go-go boots were mod; they were space-age; they appealed to hippies and Motown divas and high-street fashionistas alike. They were a little bit cutesy and a ...

Woodstock Fashion: Photos Of Hippie Chicks And What The...

February 5, 2019

Left: A couple attending the Woodstock Music Festival smiles while standing outside the shelter they've built during the concert, Bethel, NY, August 1969. Sourc...

More Than Madge the Manicurist: The Marvelous Jan Miner

November 29, 2018

Promotional portrait of American actor Jan Miner (1917 - 2004) for the radio program, 'Second Mrs. Burton,' circa 1946. (Photo by CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images) ...

The Most Popular Must-Have Accessories From The Groovy ...

November 19, 2018

Vogue 1970 Charlotte Rampling, British actress, wearing a matching knit sweater and skirt, a wide brimmed hat by Halston and shiny boots by Charles Jourdan. (Ph...

Retro Fragrances From The Groovy Era

November 4, 2018

The '60s and '70s were some really wild and crazy years. Social norms and behaviors were changing and so was fashion. As popular as fashion always was and continues to be, the out...

Paper Dresses: A Brief 1966 Fashion Fad

September 6, 2018

In 1966, the Scott Paper Company introduced the world to paper dresses, a type of disposable fad fashion that became a short-lived viral sensation. The Scott Paper Company was ...

The Skin-Tight Dress Marilyn Monroe Wore For Kennedy's ...

March 15, 2018

Actress Marilyn Monroe sings "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy at Madison Square Garden, for his upcoming 45th birthday. Source: Bettmann / Getty ...

The "ART" of Tie-Dye: A Brief History

February 3, 2018

(Photo by the Blank Archives/Getty Images) Most Americans tend to associate tie-dyeing with hippies and the counterculture era. From our standpoint, that makes perfect sense sinc...

Audrey Hepburn As Holly Golightly In 'Breakfast at Tiff...

January 8, 2018

1961: Belgian-born actor Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 1993) lowers her sunglasses in a still from director Blake Edwards' film, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's.' (Photo by Pa...

Sideburns, Mustaches, Mutton Chops? Facial Hair Of The ...

December 8, 2017

In the 1960s and '70s, facial hair -- including mustaches, sideburns, goatees, Van Dykes, soul patches, mutton or lamb chops and other creative topiary -- wa...

Hippies vs Hipsters: Aren't They The Same Thing? 

March 31, 2017

Hippies and Hipsters. These terms are used to describe a way of life of people; to label them. They sound similar and are somewhat related, so they are often used in...

Twiggy And The Beginning Of The Skinny Model

December 5, 2016

Twiggy, a.k.a Lesley Lawson, was born in 1949 in London, England, to a factory worker mother and carpenter father. Twiggy’s inspiration to be involved in the fashion industry ...

How The Mini Skirt Shook Up 1960s Style

November 29, 2016

Left: Raquel Welch dances on stage with a group of soldiers during a Bob Hope USO show at Da Nang, Vietnam. Right: Poster for the 1968 movie 'The Mini-Skirt Mob.' Source: Getty/Be...

What Kind Of Hippie Were You? Breaking Down All The Soc...

November 29, 2016

Hippies. What are they and where do they come from? One would think that these free-spirited people who believe in love, peace and unity would hail from thei...