Swinging Sixties fashion shows

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Following on from my 1950s fashions post, here are some brilliant video clips from the 1960s. The first clip is great for a walk down Memory Lane as it features the mini-kilt, my favourite in 1966. I bought my mini-kilt from C&A (Coats and ‘Ats as it was known in my family). My dad went…… Continue reading Swinging Sixties fashion shows

Spring Fashions from the 1950s

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I grew up in the 1950s but I don’t remember being aware of fashions until the 1960s. Looking at old black and white photos of my mum I really like the dresses she wore. Like many women in those days, she made all her own clothes and those for my sister and myself too. She…… Continue reading Spring Fashions from the 1950s

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. https://youtu.be/hXFV7EZtsQs 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. https://youtu.be/ulZCX_9gzkc 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. https://youtu.be/0K4deOA8uDg Thanks for reading my blog today.

Interesting Interview with Twiggy

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Following on from Swinging Sixties Icons this is an interesting interview with Lesley Hornby aka Twiggy in which she hints at a movie career. https://youtu.be/Y1uNxKKLnok And we all know what happened next. https://youtu.be/SHba06Y8TA0 But I couldn’t remember if Twiggy had made any other films, so quick Wiki search to see what else she was in:…… Continue reading Interesting Interview with Twiggy