Maxi 70s

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I think I avoided a Seventies maxi coat but I did have a maxi-dress for my 21st birthday. This film clip is focused on the maxi style but there’s loads of  interesting background detail as well. Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Fab frocks from 1970

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I never managed to afford an Ossie Clark dress, much to my everlasting regret. This film clip is a bit blurry but the dresses are great. Thanks for reading my blog today.

A 70s look at the Sixties

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There’s an interesting interview with Mary Quant in the middle of this film and some great Sixties shots to start with but the last part of the film can only be described as bizarre. Thanks for reading my blog today.

Summer of 1976 wedding

We celebrated our forty second wedding anniversary last week and these scans of our wedding cards surfaced when I was searching on my hard-drive for photos of the big day. They’re a lovely souvenir of the 1970s and a beautiful day for a wedding in the glorious summer of 1976. ¬†We received some congratulatory telegrams…… Continue reading Summer of 1976 wedding