Styles & Eras
1960s Womens Clothing
In contrast to the formal elegance of women’s fashion in the postwar period, trends of the 1960s pushed back against such a stodgy and conservative culture. The beginnings of a new feminist movement, coinciding with the first widely available birth-control pills, encouraged women to embrace sexuality and show a lot of skin. Youth culture and street fashion began setting the tone for couture, rather than the reverse, with Carnaby Street in...