“Subcultural “tribes” such as punk, goth, and grunge influenced fashion design, while hip-hop fans adopted “urban” fashions”. (FACS). Fashion in 1970’s included bright colors, polyester material, and flared pants, which many people wore in different ways. In the 1980’s had lots of brown and tan color clothes, but had bright colored sunglasses and accessories. There were many historical events that happened in the 90’s that influenced fashion. In the 1990s, the internet became of age and that changed things forever. After the internet became popular people who worked in the computer industry started to have “casual Fridays” and could even start dressing down. “In 1991 “World Wide Web” (WWW) debuts and technology boomed after that; all of this sped the flow of information.”
What is Women’s Hippie fashion of 1960’s? what is hippie?How was it expressed in freedom? Women’s Hippie fashion of 1960’s began in the mid 1960’s, where are they changed america in some point of their life time with their new social culture, ethic values, and some of their politic ideas. There are three important background information facts on early hippie and Women’s fashion. The three important background information facts on influences of early hippie and Women’s fashion information began with history of how hippie began? or how hippie history evolved?, how was fashion expressed with culture with demographics, and rebellion of conformity(freedom). Which shows how women’s fashion revolutionized with unconventional life.
Betsey Johnson was born on August 10, 1942, Wethersfield, Conneticut. She had two great passions for dance and art when she was growing up. This led her to pursue her interests in art and design at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, which then she later transferred to Syracruse University. After graduating college, she dove into the fashion industry and got a job in the Madammoiselle magazine art department but soon later became an independent fashion designer. Part of Johnson 's success was her abililty to sense the social and subsequent style and sillouette changes. For example, many of her designs in the 1980s were influenced by British and punk styles. In the 1990s, she kept current with the grunge, medival, and decontructionist fashion movements.
Inspired by social icons in the news, most American followed suit in the crazy hair trends, soon making them the norm. Following the trend of consumerism, dressing for success also became big as citizens tried to mimic the wealth and beauty they had come to know in icons of the time. Genres of dressing also arose in the contrasting styles of “Preppy” and “Street Style”. The first favoring the typical white-suburban look, many wore pastel polos, sweaters, Keds shoes, and jean or khaki pants. Street style, however; followed the rise of Hip Hop and Pop, taking inspiration more from music stars in the form of sequin dresses, colorful athleisure pieces, wild prints, and outrageous colors. Fleeting trends during this time included jelly shoes, parachute pants, leg warmers and so much more. Although many look back and see these as silly, numbers of the 1980’s trends have reared their heads in modern culture in the form of ironic tee shirts, mom jeans, and bodysuits (DeLeon).
While Movie and television actors and actresses also played a big role in deciding what fashion trends and body images were big. “Screen goddesses like Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly inspired tiny waistlines and full skirts and busts” (Fashion in the 1950s). Television and movies played a big role in teenagers fashion choices. “The influx of American cinema and television brought many new fashion ideas to the masses and prompted many young people to copy the fashion of their favourite movie stars” (Fashion in the 1950s). New materials began to form in the 1950s nylon was a huge thing because it made tights a big deal. “The 1950s saw the introduction of a new range of synthetic clothing materials like nylon, acrylic, polyester and vinyl” (Fashion in the 1950s). Movie and television stars were just the beginning of the influence on fashion, but they certainly weren 't the
The way society dresses today is inspired by punk rock music. Usually tight jeans, tight shirts, dark clothing, are worn by teenagers who listen to that music because they want to fit in to the “scene” or, trend (Bailey 14). One trend, in the 1960s and ‘70s, is of long, extended songs that focus more on theatric instruments than a lyrical motive. Led Zeppelin is a prominent example of that trend (Hanner Unpopular Culture: The Relationship between Punk Rock and Mainstream Society).
Fashion became an important part of the 1950’s with the culture changes and social changes. After World War 2 was over there was a bigger break of fabrics, giving them a new look of fashion. By this happening in the 50’s clothing became a way to express society 's individual identity in the decade.
The 1920’s was a dynamic influence on men’s and women’s fashion. Moreso the impact woman had on society and how their influence manipulated the fashion of the 1920s. Jazz,World War I, prohibition, the 19th Amendment are just some of the factors that contributed to the dramatic shift in the culture that we still admire today. During this time ‘the fashion landscape shifted like tectonic plates” (“retro”), everyone wanted to be in style and have the newest and glamorous clothes. Designer brands and unique hairstyles is still a lifestyle that we still see in today 's society and is growing.
It cost parents way more money for clothes if you have a dress code or have a school . It would cost your parents 40% more money for a dress code clothes each year. Not many high schools and colleges had school uniforms in the 1960s, but most had dress codes. For a good portion of the 1960s, young women were not allowed to wear pants of any kind to class, and young men were forbidden to wear blue jeans. Students were expected to maintain a neat appearance, and until the second half of the decade they generally complied without much complaint. The impact of the mod look was felt a few years into the decade in school wear. Young women wore as high a miniskirt as they could get away with, and brighter colors and patterns filled the school halls. But the first half of the 1960s, especially in high schools, was characterized by a general tendency to maintain a conservative manner of school dress codes. As the mod look became more standard, and as the tremors of the anti establishment sentiments of the latter part of the decade started to be felt, many high-school and college students alike quickly adopted it.For the first half of the twentieth century the big designers targeted adult women since they or their husbands had the money to spend. Girls dressed in basic school clothes: plain dresses or cotton blouses, cardigan sweaters, and wool
com,” womens fashion was known as dressing “smartly” in the 1950’s. The slim and sleek style, began to grow throughout the fifties. During this time, outer garments and undergarments began to become more and more popular to a womans outfit. Women started wearing outer garments such as, cropped jackets that enhanced the hourglass shape that every female wanted to have. Longer, more fitted, styles of coats were also worn very often. These kind of coats were another form of fashion that accentuates a woman's waist, making it look thinner. Under garments were a huge part of a woman's attire in the fifties. Women wore dresses and skirts more than they wore pants because the style was more formal and conservative. There were a large amount of different styles of the dresses the women wore. There were styles from a pencil style dress, exaggerating an hourglass shape, to a casual yet classy afternoon tea dress. These dresses varied in color and pattern. Skirts were just as appreciated in fashion as dresses were. The most popular style of skirt that every women wore was a swing skirt. The swing skirt was tight fitted at the waist and extended out, reaching the
The Fashion in the 1970s started out with messy leftovers from the 1960s and became very
Women’s ongoing fight for equality from the 1920s to the 1970s was reflected through their attire.The 1920s were marked by the shockingly short hemlines and their right to vote.While women struggled to get fair pay in the 1930s, they got hired more often than men, which gave them greater independence. However, due to the gloom of the Great Depression, women lost their confidence and their clothing became more conservative.By contrast, the 1940s provided greater opportunities as the United States went to war. Women were able to wear pants to work, oftenly traditionally men’s work, and other daily activities. Despite the great change in the 1940s, the 1950s brought a decline in progress for women’s independence and opportunities. Their clothing
During the 1970s fashion was considered as daring, carefree and diverse. The women in this decade would wear long, bright and bodily patterned clothing, while the men would wear tights shits, long wide at the ankle pants and have a long moustache. The 1970s was the decade of the hippie movement.
The word fashion design, the fabrication of fashionable clothes, originated from Paris, France. Paris was known to influence fashion and it also had names like fashion capital, fashion became more influential in the nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. Jen Viegas claims that individuals first wore clothing about 170,000 years ago after the “second-to-last ice age.” Scientific researchers performed on lice’s DNA because of the relation between clothes and lice. The first, fashion designed piece was a dress, History of Fashion states that the royal court was the original inspiration for the expansion of the dress, the royal court would often get their pieces made anonymously. Sue Taylor states that there are two types of classification
Fast Fashion is movement of the catwalk designs into he stores in the fastest possible way. It is a speedy response to the latest trends and making them available to the customers at a lower price. A design idea from a runway show in Paris is now available at say for example, Top shop within a month or few weeks.