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London 1966

Yes, back in the days when Britain had a successful clothing industry and not a burka in sight.  It is difficult not to feel depressed about London in 2016.


Why conservatism in fashion isn't the answer

Where would ‘womanity’ have been today, if Coco Chanel hadn’t released us from the tyranny of corsetry a hundred years ago? If Yves Saint Laurent, André Courrèges, Mary Quant and Vivienne Westwood hadn’t challenged the status quo and hadn’t liberated women from under-structure? 489 more words


love her & she'll bring you luck

This week’s influential woman is someone who was involved greatly in the fashion industry. Mary Quant was born February 11, 1934. She was one of the main designers of the invention of the miniskirt and hot pants. 371 more words

Influential Girls

Sunday look back to the 60's

Spending my Sunday, half nursing a hangover, half trying to be productive with something inspirational. Sitting on the bed, with ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ on the TV, large water and diet coke to one side of me and an old favourite book to the other. 347 more words

1960s: Rebellious Teenagers, Twiggy, and The Kitten Heel

Vintage 1960s Green and Pink Mini Dress at Aphrodite’s Vintage

Bright Orange Kitten Heels at Sweetbeefinds


Teenager Takeover, Social Reform, and Landing on the Moon… 1,430 more words

Aphrodites Vintage

Curious 60s fashion fads: the ankle-length hemline

Fashion in the 1960s was pretty fast paced, especially so amongst the mod crowd which, in the early part of the decade, dictated fads that often only lasted a matter of days.  479 more words

Cathy McGowan