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Fashion of 60s

Thursday, 24 February 2011

fashion 60 trendsThe period of 60s of the previous century were crucial for most spheres of life, that was the period of social revolutions to affect people considerably. The society was overwhelmed with new achievements in fashion industry, cosmetology and hair style. The style shaped to be so trendy in 60s and so innovative is called retro today.

Mini skirts were the first ardour for women to the widest extent. The historians still argue on the fact who initiated to shorten the skirt to the most tolerable limit, whether the English designer Mary Quant or the French couturier Andre Courreges. The point was that mini skirts won the hearts of women and when the widow of Kennedy, Jacqueline Onassis appeared wearing a short skirt in public, those skirts became mega trendy for women of all layers of society to appear in newspapers.

In spite of strict traditional limitations, reigning in the British monarchy, the skirts of Elizabeth II, the Queen, got shorter either. The beauty patterns were replaced so quickly and the new type of fashionable woman was introduced to public: a teenage girl with thin hands and legs. A mini skirts went ideally with such shapes. One of the brightest representatives of such a prototype was Twiggy, the English model, weighing 43 kg being 163 cm in height. Women of 60s tried their best to look like her and those were the times when women rushed to sit on various diets to lose weight.

Mini skirts were followed by nylon pantyhose in 60s, along with bikini, jeans and trousers for women became the other crucial moment for the time. 60s of the precious century was the period for the period of change after the epopee of women emancipation was introduced and promoted. Designers offered to eliminate the gender features in apparel creating the unisex style.

Massive beads from plastic, bracelets and macro eyeglasses to cover half the face were the trendiest accessories of 60s. That was the image of the ordinary woman met in the street in the 60s. The changes refer to shoes, either, and that period is known for high boots and platform sole, than ever.

Today we tend to have accurate but modest makeup for every day while women of 60s enjoyed having makeup done to impress with self-expression and accurate lines. Eyes were the crucial and drastic point of the whole image when they were strongly highlighted with lots of mascara and fake eyelashes. Lip makeup of 60s played the secondary role and neutral color lipstick or lip gloss was customary for the plain makeup to boast with freshness and tenderness.

The distinctive features of 60s were brawny and perfect lines of black and white color. The most admired colors for apparel were rigorous geometry figures and polka-dots. And wearing a polka-dot skirt with the blouse with floral pattern was the bad manners then.

The reputed stylists of that time introduced clear lines in hairdo as well. Vidal Sassoon, the well-known and acknowledged stylist in the world, elaborated and launched his own line of geometry haircuts that differed in even cut and accurate lines. He created the new Bob haircut so trendy and demanded today.

Also the 60s were known for such synthetic materials as crimplene, nylon, dralon, Dacron, lycra, terylene, acryan, orlon and polyester. Apart from strange names, people were excited that the new fabrics were difficult to rumple, lose shape and appearance. On the top of it, the fabrics were cheap. Then the market introduced the first imitation leather. People used to apply such new words as polyvinylchloride, vinyl and plastic. Disposable tableware, clothes and household items became so comfortable to use. 60s was the time for hippies to struggle against war and violence advocating love and peace with the motto to Make Love Not War. Sexual revolution did not fail to occur in the soonest time and primary household needs came to be substantial than other necessities and the society became the single consumer crown on the whole in 60s.

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