State University College
Dept. Of Human Ecology
Oneonta, NY, 13820
History Of Costume
Dr. Katherine G. Angell
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Slide No. 100 1960's
Kennedy Era. Ivy league / preppie tailored clothes for men, use of men's hats decreases.
Designer fashions for women. Jackie Kennedy - pill box hat, boufant hair,
coats with large buttons.
Slide No. 101 1960's
Jackie Kennedy look - ensemble coat and dress, boxy suit, pill box hat.
Slide No. 102 1960's
Short sleeved day dresses. Flower pot hat, Audrey Hepburn look,
Slide No. 103 1960's
Mohair sweaters and stirrup pants influenced by the first televised olympics at Squaw Valley.
Slide No. 104 1960's
Italian-Sophia Loren look. Hostess top and toreador/capri pants.
Slide No. 105 1960's
Bikini bathing suits namrd for Bikini Atoll in Pacific where atomic testing was done.
Slide No. 106 1960's
Moon girl look. Inspired by space exploration and moon landing. Also revival
of the Gothic look surcoat from the movie Camelot.
Slide No. 107 1960's
Beatles rock group. Nearly overnight young men started growing their hair long.
Ushered in the English Carnaby Street look of fashions.
Slide No. 108 1960's
Uni-sex look - Men and women dressing the same. Bold prints and stripes for
both men and women.
Slide No. 109 1960's
Hippies/flower children antiestablishment, counter culture group. Experimented with drugs,
sex, communal living. Were a part of the general anti-Vietnam War protest movement.
Slide No. 110 1960's
Mini skirt, love beads, long straight ironed hair, often accompanied by Go-Go boots.
Introduced by London designer Mary Quant.
Slide No. 111 1960's
Hot pants, short shorts, butterfly collar blouses with billowey sleeves.
Slide No. 112 1960's
Civil Rights movement. Forced integration, marches, rights, strikes. Assassination of
Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert Kennedy. Black Power Movement, ethnic apparel.
Slide No. 113 1960's
Woodstock Rock Festival, Woodstock, NY, 1969
Slide No. 114 1960's
Levi's blue jeans become a form of protest and a virtual uniform of the youth.
Long shoulder length hair for men and women.
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