Costume History final–60s and 70s

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Fake fur
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promoted as an environmentally sound alternative to real fur
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Street style
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styles originated among the young who often congregated in groups on the street
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Style tribe
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subcultural group of street style
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Mods
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group of young people in Britain in 60s, Elegance, long hair, granny glasses, Edwardian finery
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Rockers
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group of young people in Britain in 60s, rough and tough, rode motorcycles, wore black leather jackets
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Peacock revolution
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fancifully colored and styled garments for men in late 60s
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Punk
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messy, baggy, ripped clothes, clack leather, fishnet stockings, holes and tears and stains, safety pins as earrings, black eye makeup, purple lips, green yellow and red hair.
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Dashiki
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traditional African collarless wide shirt with kimono sleeves, popular during civil rights movement
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Kente cloth
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traditional african textile design
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Afro
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hairstyle, full and fluffy, taking advantage of curl natural to much African American hair
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Corn row braids
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traditional African way of arranging the hair worn by women in the 1970s
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Op art
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created visual illusions through largely geometric patterns
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Pop art
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glorified representations of orginary objects such as soda cans and cartoon figures
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Mondrian dress
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Saint Laurent 1965, used painting of Dutch painter Piet Mondrian for a dress
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Trickle-down theory
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upper class individuals initiate style
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Bottom-up theory
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when popular styles seems to originate with less affluent style tribes or subcultures
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Midi skirt (Longuette)
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widely rejected mid-calf skirt that tried to replace the mini skirt in 1970
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Designer jeans
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produced by well-known designers, twice as expensive, prominently displayed the name of the designer
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Licensing
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the practice of putting a designer’s name for use on a wide variety of products
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Skimmer
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sleeveless princess line style dress of the 1960s
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Mini skirt
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skirts as short as 2 inches above the knee in 1960s
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Micro mini
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shortest of the mini skirts
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Maxi
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full length dress style introduced at the end of the 1960s
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Pantyhose
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part hosiery, part underwear, sheer nylon
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Body stocking
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body length, knitted stretch underwear
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body suit
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body length, knitted stretch underwear that ended at the top of the leg
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Leotard
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two-piece, knitted body hugging garment adopted by dancers and acrobats
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Granny dress
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long, daytime dress popular with the young in the 70s
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Paper dress
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1966 dress that could be worn once and thrown away
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Palazzo pajamas
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Wide legged pants made in soft fabrics
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Hip huggers
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pants with wide, flaring or bell bottom legs, fitted smoothly through hip and made with facing rather than waistband at the top. Set lower on the hip than anatomical waistline.
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Hot pants
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very short pants popular in early 70s
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Poorboy sweater
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