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Comparison Of Fashion In The 1960's

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Trends today, are hardly ever completely new. More often than we may notice, we recycle trends and styles and then add our own modern turns. Even though fashion and style in today's pop-culture is about individuality; we share several similarities with the fashion scene of the 1960’s. Fashion took a everlasting turn in the 1960's and some of our most iconic looks come from the decade.
Even though the 60’s are best known as the decade for crazy experimentation; when it came to the world of fashion, there was a bit of slow change. As the decade began nothing revolutionary had sparked from the previous years. The decade started off with classical, conservative and restrained styles. Rolling into the mid-60’s, looks became more long, slender and colors brightened, albeit still subtle. The British Invasion hit and for the first time in decades London became the fashion capital of the world, not Paris. It wasn’t until the late 60’s struck that the fashion world exploded. Bright, swirling colors, psychedelic tie-dies, long hair and beards were all the rage. Clothing became sleek and modern; the term of “unisex” also came about as women’s clothes became more masculine and men’s clothing in turn more feminine. (RetroWaste)
For women, fashion in the beginning of the 60’s hadn’t changed much from the 50’s. There was also hints of styles from the 1920’s and 1930’s. However by 1963 small changes were becoming more noticable. Clothing seen on Audrey Hepburn in the film Breakfast At
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