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1960's Fashion

Freedom Summer Style: The Looks of An Unforgettable Era

The Root | Taryn Finley and Erin Robertson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Black Voices

In 1964, Freedom Summer was a campaign to register African Americans to vote in Mississippi, where blacks had historically been prohibited from the ba...

Fashion Historians and Fashionistas Take Note

Vicky Tiel | Posted 09.25.2013 | Style
Vicky Tiel

I continue to be surprised that I still have not gotten historical credit for a dress I designed in 1968 and in 2013 sold 12,000 units of the dress in a single day on HSN TV.

What 60s Style REALLY Looked Like

Lisa Oppenheimer | Posted 05.10.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Oppenheimer

Since the Gap hadn't yet been invented to outfit us in neon-yellow skinny jeans, we were clad in the only thing left, which was apparently the elementary-school version of middle-age permanent press. Practical, color coordinated and completely un-cool.

Remember When Fashion Shows Were A Raucous Affair?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.16.2013 | Style

These days, fashion shows are a pretty tame affair. The editors, buyers and guests file in, chat quietly amongst themselves and check their mobile dev...

In Which A 1967 Video Weirdly Forecasts Marc Jacobs' Trends

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 01.09.2013 | Style

"What comes around goes around" is the truth, especially when it comes to fashion. We all know that style trends are cyclical, and never was that more...

The Original "Biker Babe"

The Huffington Post | Amanda McGowan | Posted 11.23.2012 | Style

...she also dated Mick Jagger.

Don't You Wish You Looked This Good In A Tie?

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Jane Lumb, the late English fashion model and actress, was considered a top mannequin in the 1960s and she had the style chops to prove it. Made famou...

Boots And Pants That Match?

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Great Britain in the 1960s is an endless source of style inspiration. Mods! Minis! Hippies! For example, take a look at this photo below of British mo...

Inspired Attire Encouraged

Carrie White | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Carrie White

I received my MOCA West Members Opening invitation to The Total Look exhibit, a collaboration between designer Rudi Gernreich, model Peggy Moffitt, and photographer William Claxton.