Blog — 1960s

Lana Lobell catalogues from the 50s, 60s & 70s

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Before there was online shopping, there were mail-order catalogues! Buyers would browse seasonal catalogues from merchants and place orders via telephone or postal order forms. Lana Lobell was one of the popular catalogue clothing labels of the 50s, 60s and 70s, which manufactured ladieswear in New York's garment district. These have to be some of the cutest dresses and outfits we've ever seen! If only we could go back in time and order all of them...

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Psychedelic styles from the 60s & 70s

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The mid 1960s to early 1970s saw the peak of the hippie movement. This counterculture began influencing mainstream fashion; with roots in the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts movements, psychedelic experimentation, and patterns found in nature. This era happens to be one of our favourites - who can resist the flamboyant textiles, dramatic silhouettes and quirky advertising of the day? Which look is your favourite?

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Glamorous Coats and Capes of the 1960s

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There are few fashion items more iconic and timelessly elegant than a 1960s swing coat or cape. The best part is that they are still so wearable today, by day or night. We're obsessed with the soft pastel colours and simple silhouettes of these coats. Which look is your favourite?

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Japanese Women's Fashion from the 1960s

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After World War II, Japanese fashion was highly influenced by the West, as you can see by these amazing spreads from a Japanese fashion magazine Young Woman (1969). Western style silhouettes such as the mini skirt and slim fitting dresses can be seen, sometimes in a subtle traditional Japanese floral print, merging the two worlds together. I'm obsessed with these looks which are giving me 90s Clueless vibes and would be totally wearable today.

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The Many Mini-dresses From I Dream of Jeannie (TV series 1965-1970)

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This show was way before my time, but I'm having serious mini-envy from these screenshots of Barbara Eden on the hit TV show I Dream Of Jeannie (1965-1970). The bold colours! The glossy teased hair! Her legs! I've had some similar designs on the store before (shop dresses here).

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