How Designers, Pop Music and Culture Influenced 1960s FashionFrom flower power and peace signs to mini hemlines, love beads and go-go boots, the 1960s was a time of rapid change. Unabated optimism, increased access to affordable clothing and a blossoming youth culture resulted in fashion that was unhinged from its previous compendious aesthetic.
The youth of that era refused to be labeled by society’s standards and began exploring their own interests in music, art and fashion. While this rebellion also began in the previous decade with the emergence of rock ‘n’ roll music and beatnik culture, it reached a peak in the 1960s with hippie subculture.
Our articles explores how pop music, hippie culture and designers influenced 1960s fashion.
The Most Influential Fashion Designers of the 1960s
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The Effect of Hippie Counterculture on 1960s Fashion
When you think of the 1960s, you probably think of The Beatles, mini-skirt, and peace signs. Retro fashion is part of what made the sixties so iconic, but how did it develop? The answer lies in the hippie counterculture movement that grew from a…284
The Influence of Pop Music on 1960s Fashion
The influence of pop music on fashion in the 1960s has been well documented. The Beatles, and other popular bands at the time, had a profound effect on how men and women dressed. The way people dressed was influenced by many factors: economic…280
The Best Blonde for Your Skin Tone
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