Blog — 60s

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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Hair-raising Photos of 1960s ‘Do’s

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The swinging 60s was a fabulous decade for fashion, music, cars and social transformation, however some of the hairstyles of the time were better left in the past. Take a look below and tell us what you think! Via Vintage Everyday

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Beautiful Bridal Fashion in The 1960s

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Images via Vintage Everyday

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