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Fashion is very important in everyday western life. It defines who you are, which group you want to see belonging too and who you are or would you like to be. Far from a consumer surplus, it is an important factor of all social groups. Modern modes seem to be turning around and round, but they started to follow the Second World War, here is an overview of the changes that occurred in the 1950s and 1960s.
The fashion of the 1950s
In the 1950s, most people of people, including clothes, were passed or recycled. With the end of rationing and economic growth after war, consumption has increased in how fashion has played an important part.
The clothes have become more readily available, materials and models to make your choice, but the mass production “out of PEG clothes” has become available allowing people to access fashionable styles.
For children, there were three multi-level dresses with many cardigans of materials and Boleos. Colorful shorts, tade shirts and striped t-shirts for boys.
Teddy boys dressed in drainage pants, culopter crusher shoes – fluorescent pink socks and DA haircuts (Ducktail). Leather jackets with jeans are always associated with this decade, but that beautiful boys seem to wear sweaters and penny moccasins.
Women’s fashion pencil skirts were promoted by older women, while large swing skirts with large hoops for Jiving were popular to the younger generation.
Generally, a custom female look was the goal and accessories such as gloves and pearls were popular.
The shirt’s shirt’s dress was always the major staple of any wife’s wardrobe, brought from 1947 when Dior released the “New Look” silhouette. The look was a small size, rounded shoulders worn with petticoats below to increase the volume of the skirt and the fittings to make the size even smaller. The killings dresses worn without a petticoard were called homemade dresses.
The fashion of 1960
The 1960s were just as important a decade of fashion, like the 1950s earlier. The fashion has been led by the youth of the day, their income has been the highest since the end of the Second World War. Fashion and “meaning of oneself” came with the music that has been listened to, even creating the fashion crop division between young people.
The British were Western Style leaders, the most commonly known contradictory styles being mods and rockers. The mods, named after the modern jazz they listened, went for the highly adapted costume look, carried with an anorak on the top – and have a moped was part of the look. Rockers were more for rock music ‘n’ roll of the 50s with jeans and leather jackets – and motorcycles rather than mopeds.
In 1964, Marie for introduced the “mini” skirt that is most associated with this decade. Although designing youth clothing since the 1950s, it was from this point in the sixties, where clothes manufactured at a lower cost are adapted to a busy urban lifestyle designed in separations to Combine have become the most popular.
The end of the sixties saw the beginning of hippie styles. People sought to get away from the consumer and materialism emerge with the Mod and Pop lifestyle.
The hippie aspect started with jeans at the bottom of flaky bell, tinted shirts, carrons, sandals and headbands. The caftans, the skirts of gypsy style and the dresses with all the bracelles and the scarves began towards the end of this decade and well in the seventies.
The biggest change in all in fashion this decade was in fact for men. For the first time that bright colors and frills could be worn. Wide labeats with scratches and footprints, leather boots and hill-free jacket went on the stage.
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