60's the decade of innovation in every section, fashion , music,science and technology. It was a revolutaniary decade for music .By the mid -1960s ,rock and roll in its purest form was gradually overtaken by pop rock.By the end of 1962 the british rock scenehad started with beat groups like the Beatles and the rolling stones.
The Beatles exerted a major influence on youn men's fashion and hairstyle.Liverpool's miracle boys :
listening while reading ,
you gonna feel more the 60's
The 1960s featured a number of diverse trends. It was a decade that broke many fashion traditions, mirroring social movements during the period. In the middle of the decade.In the early-to-mid-1960s, the London Modernists known as the Mods were shaping and defining popular fashion for young British men while the trends for both changed more frequently than ever before in the history of fashion and would continue to do so throughout the decade
After designer Mary Quant introduced the mini-skirt in 1964, fashions of the 1960s were changed forever. The mini skirt was eventually to be worn by nearly every stylish young female in the western word and push out the longer skirt lengths that were worn before.
The Legend Twiggy
Fashions in the early years of the decade reflected the elegance of the First Lady, jacqueline kennedy . In addition to the pillbox hat which is discussed in detail below, women wore suits with short boxy jackets, and over-sized buttons. Simple, geometric dresses, known as shifts, were also in style.
Carnaby street and Cheleas king's road were virtual fashion parades
Models like Twiggy (who had been a mod herself) began to exemplify the high-fashion mod look, with the ever decreasing hem-line of the mini skirt, brightly coloured patterns and high boots becoming prevalent.
Women's shirts often had transparent sleeves. Psychedelic prints, hemp and the look of "Woodstock" came about in this generation
on the other hand the haute couture was gaining ground more and more
Vogue US September 1967, The Prettiest Fashion from Paris in Years
Balenciaga by Irving Penn
some of the most influencial people in fashion:
andy warhol and edie sedgwick
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