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Fashion Infographics: Fashion Through The Ages …


Fashion Trends

Fashion Infographics: Fashion Through The Ages …

Transcript Fashion THROUGH THE DECADES 1950s After the Second World War, fashion reacted against rationing and austerity with opulent, feminine styles. Christian Dior launched his New Look, and ’50s couture experienced a golden age. “…LADYLIKE, CHIC AND YOUTHFUL.” 1960s ’60s society was in upheaval, and fashion followed suit with the advent of the mini skirt,…

Fashion Infographics: Fashion Through The Ages …

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Fashion THROUGH THE DECADES 1950s After the Second World War, fashion reacted against rationing and austerity with opulent, feminine styles. Christian Dior launched his New Look, and ’50s couture experienced a golden age. “…LADYLIKE, CHIC AND YOUTHFUL.” 1960s ’60s society was in upheaval, and fashion followed suit with the advent of the mini skirt, the bikini, disposable paper dresses and space age stylings that echoed the Moon race. Youth movements like the Mods and the Rockers began to shape how we dress. “…FASHION INSTEAD BECAME SHORT, EDGY, AND SEXY.” 1970s Modernity became passé as ’70s fashions took a turn for the retro, a mish-mash of the Arts and Crafts revival, 1920s and disco. Flares and platform shoes were a trend adopted by both men and women, echoing …GAVE BIRTH TO THE the egalitarian spirit of the decade. BOHEMIAN BABE.” 1980s MTV crash-landed in the ’80s with high-impact music videos heralding an age when music began to define fashion more than ever. Mixing punk, pop, hip-hop along with Gordon Gecko excess, the decade was all about attitude. “…BIGGER, BRIGHTER AND AT TIMES COMPLETELY VULGAR.” 1990s The 90s ushered in an age of minimalism, and a New Age revival that put paid to the’me me me’attitude of the previous decade. Grunge took to the catwalk with flannel shirts and slip dresses topping the trends. “FASHION HOOKED ON TO SLOPPY CARDIGANS…” 2000s Fashion has chopped and changed through revolutions, wars, and a variety of movements in music and art. The cyclical nature of fashion ensures that no trend is gone for long, evidenced in the resurgence of’50s style this season with ladylike skirts and prim frills. “…BACK TO BASICS.”

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