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Hippies

How MAD Magazine Covered The '60s: What, Me Hippie?

April 23, 2019

In the ‘60s, MAD magazine covers grappled with issues of the day as much as any newspaper's editorial page. The images frequently played to both sides of an issue, ...

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...

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...

Young Buffy Sainte-Marie In The '60s: A Native American...

November 8, 2018

Buffy Sainte-Marie in a studio portrait from 1969; Buffy Sainte-Marie in concert in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1968. Source: Jack Robinson/Hulton Archive/Getty Imag...

The Posters We Put On Our Bedroom Walls In The '60s And...

June 19, 2018

Nearly every teen bedroom in the 1960s and 1970s had posters covering all the walls. Teens created shrines to their favorite hot celebrity, favorite band, an...

Macramé Of The '70s: The Softest, Shaggiest, Most '70s ...

June 15, 2018

It was the crafty craze of the '70s -- macramé! A weaving and knotting technique that made soft, shaggy, volumetric things that could be hung or worn. Macra...

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 ...

Woodstock 1969 Photos

February 18, 2018

Woodstock, the iconic festival that rocked New York, took place the weekend of August 15-18, 1969. Unsurprisingly, it remains the most famous music festival in rock 'n' roll history. It was marketed...

Rare Historical Images From The Woodstock Music Festiva...

February 14, 2018

Woodstock will forever be remembered as one of the, if not the best music festivals to take place, not only in the US, but in the entire world. It was a time whe...

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...

Woodstock: Behind The Scenes Of 3 Days Of Peace And Mus...

November 23, 2017

In August 1969, hordes of hippies descended upon a farm near White Lake, in upstate New York, for a festival billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Pea...

Were You a “Dead-Head?”

November 22, 2017

CIRCA 1960: Photo of Grateful Dead Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images If you were a dead-head, that means you were an uber-fan of the Grateful Dead! The Grateful Dead was a psyched...

“Hippie Anthems” – The Music We Grew Up To!

November 17, 2017

During the 1960’s and 1970’s, America’s young people were fed up with all of the ugly, political violence. They were in search of a more accepting, loving and peacefu...

Can You Dig it?

September 11, 2017

“Don’t have a cow!” That was a gas!” “Here comes the fuzz!” If you understand the meaning of these statements, chances are pretty good that you are a hip product of the 1960’s – 1970’s culture or c...

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...

Today's Icons Who Stayed True To Their Hippie Roots

November 29, 2016

The Hippie or Hippy Movement began in the mid-1960s amongst youth or young adults from the ages of 15 to 25 in the US and the UK. Although the root word ‘hip’ meant...

The Vietnam War And How It Empowered The Hippie Movemen...

November 29, 2016

Hippie: A person of unconventional appearance, typically having long hair and wearing beads, associated with a subculture involving rejection of conventional val...

Haight-Ashbury: The Hippie Epicenter

November 29, 2016

Iconic Haight and Ashbury Street Corner Haight and Ashbury, the iconic street corner that stands today as San Francisco's hippie counterculture district derived from the 1960's. F...

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...

Woodstock Was A Crowded, Muddy Mess. So Why Did People ...

November 29, 2016

The 1969 Woodstock music festival was the peace-and-love generation's defining event. But as an event, it was far from a success -- traffic was a nightmare, ...