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Fashion In The 1970s

Young Beverly Johnson, First Black 'Vogue' Cover Model,...

June 8, 2019

Left: Portrait of American fashion model and actress Beverly Johnson, with braided hair, as she poses beside a mirror, New York, 1970s. (Photo by Anthony Barboz...

The Collar Over The Lapel Was So '70s. What Was Up With...

June 4, 2019

It's the '70s men's fashion look that no one is talking about: the shirt collar worn over or outside the lapels of a jacket. Today we tackle this old style h...

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 ...

1970s Disco Fashion: Bell-Bottoms And Boogie Shoes

January 25, 2019

When the disco craze hit in the 1970s, disco fashion was its sexy and outrageous look -- big shoes, bell bottoms, chest hair, and sparkles galore. To this day, it re...

Groovy, Sexy Waterbeds

November 27, 2018

Model lying atop the 'Pleasure Island' waterbed in 1971 designed by Aaron Donner. (Photo by Heinz Kluetmeier/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images) Throughout the 1970s, many swinging singles ...

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...

Remember These Shampoo Brands of the 1970s?

October 11, 2018

Farrah Fawcett’s famous hair made her a natural for promoting her own brand of shampoo in the 1970s, Farrah Fawcett Shampoo. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)...

Clogs: The Seventies Footwear Trend Was A Scandinavian ...

August 23, 2018

English actress and model Caroline Munro with fashion models Nikki Ross and Lula wearing smock style tunics, 13th February 1972. (Photo by McKeown/Daily Express...

Every '70s Girl Wanted a Gunne Sax

August 14, 2018

For teens and young women in the 1970s, there was one dress brand that was tops on their list….Gunne Sax! The dress line, owned by designer Jessica McClintock, opened in 1967 in San...

Who Wore Short Shorts? In The 1970s, Men Wore Short Sho...

June 14, 2018

Have you ever noticed how revealing men's shorts were in the 1970s? Those shorts were short. The 1970s was a time of liberation, of "anything goes," and peop...

Just How Big Were Earth Shoes In The '70s?

April 24, 2018

The Earth Shoe was developed and surfaced as a particularly peculiar style of shoe in the 1970’s. They were the creation of a Danish yoga instructor and shoe designer name...

The Groovy Style Of The Post-Hippie 1970's

March 10, 2018

Double Dose 24th March 1971: Twins Barbara and Elaine Rogers, wearing the latest hot pants fashion craze, are both students at the London College of Fashion. (Photo by Central ...

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...

Catherine Bach As Daisy Duke: How The Jean Shorts Got T...

October 17, 2017

Catherine Bach on the set of the television show, 'The Dukes of Hazzard,' July 1980. (Photo by Fotos International/Getty Images); IMDB Catherine Bach as Daisy...

Women Flipped For The Flip Hairdo In The 60's!

September 26, 2017

Iconic hairdos--who will ever forget Dorothy Hamill’s wedge hairstyle in the 70’s or Farrah Fawcett’s feathered-winged ‘do, and “The Rachel” haircut from ‘Friends’ that ...

Fab Fashion Fads of the ‘70’s!

September 15, 2017

Have you ever heard the saying, “Life is about change”? Well, life isn’t the only thing that changes; so, does fashion. The concept of fashion has been around as long as people ha...