1960s Fashion: 5 Trends We Love Today







Orin Carlin



Our love for Swinging fashion of the sixties appearance knows no bounds. Moon landings and modifications, sartorially speaking, is there a better decade?

The youth concussion movement came to the fore (think of Austin Powers in 4D) and when the birth control pill became readily available in 1967, it meant one thing: sexual liberation. The cyclical nature of fashion means that what’s going on is coming around, and even though the 1960s were more than 50 years ago, we’re still reaping the benefits of style from It-Girls of the Day.

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Hello! Fashion shares the top 5 fashion trends from the 1960s that we still adore today:

Mini skirts

The modern enthusiast (rolls off his tongue, right?) Owes a lot to the Miu Miu ‘micro-mini’, part of their SS22 collection, as seen on to Cover of Vanity Fair with a Hollywood legend Nicole Kidman.

When the mini was first popularized on the streets of London in the late 1960s, there was a change in the cultural landscape – women were allowed more sexual freedom. Perfection lies in proportions. With so much meat on display, there is a certain threshold of self-confidence. The holder of the miniskirt is lively, sexy and, most importantly, does not affect British time.

Classic mini

Bouclé mini skirt, 252 kn, GRETA BOLDINI

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Party mini

Lina mini skirt medium height made of metallic jersey, 355 pounds, Dodo Bar Or

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Crocheting

Crocheting was equally popular in the 1960s

Despite its humble origins, this trend is still absolutely everywhere – it is strange to believe that the craft was originally used as a cheap substitute for traditional lace in early 19th century Europe.

The 1960s saw a great boom in crochet, and judging by the number of bucket hats, crop tops and slip dresses currently on the market today, the trend is leading absolutely nowhere.

Crochet dress

Crochet mini dress with fringe, 1320 pounds, Sea Street

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Crochet hat

Crochet hat, 156 pounds, day of remembrance

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Psychedelic prints

The psychedelic art movement has had a major impact on many areas of pop culture, namely music, literature, philosophy and, of course, clothing. Many of today’s fashion brands still produce collections with prints that are largely movement-inspired, including the cult brand House of Sunny’s and their coveted bodycon midi dresses.

Psychedelic dress from the 60’s

Fujiko mini jersey dress adorned with feathers and crystals, £ 1705, Attic

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Hypnotic Fendi bag

Small glazed canvas bag FF Vertigo print, £ 1450, Fendi

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Knee-high boots

Swedish-American actress Ann-Margret wears black knee-high boots

Paired with a classic mini skirt, knee-high boots ruled the footwear scene from the 1960s along with go-go boots – which were white, low heels and mid-calf heights, as defined by the top designer of the time, André Courrèges.

Almost every modern fashion house has at least a few (one hundred) pairs of knee-high boots in the fall / winter collection, and some of our favorite styles are Dear Frances and Musier.

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Go-go boots

White leather knee-high boots, £ 1,398, Victoria Beckham

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Boots from the sixties

Cream leather boots to the knee, 900 pounds, Jil Sander

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Tie-dye

This trend was embraced by free-spirited counterculturalists who broke away from the traditional social mold and became a symbol of peace in everything. Today, tie-dye has been embraced by both top designers and celebrities, including Taylor Swift, Kylie Jenner i Hailey Bieber.

Tie-dye dress

Tie-dye maxi dress with gathered link, 1060 pounds, Dion Lee

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Groovy tie dye upper part

Queenie abbreviated canvas tie-dye, £ 290, GERMAN

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