Presentation on theme: "THE 1960-1969 BY: BEATRIZ J, FERNANDA G, ESTRELLA G."— Presentation transcript:
THE 1960-1969 BY: BEATRIZ J, FERNANDA G, ESTRELLA G.
WHAT WAS GOING ON DURING THIS DECADE? Presidents: John f. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson The inventions in 1960-1969: were the permanent –press fabric was invented, The barcode was also invented and the halogen lamp was invented. Economics: The U.S. experienced its longest uninterrupted period of economic expansion, unemployment was at 57% During the 1960s the U.S. went to war with North Vietnam without a formal declaration of war. Events that influenced society: the black civil rights movement and music such as the British Invasion Events that influenced fashion: social atmosphere of the time and Jacqueline Kennedy
MAJOR ENTERTAINERS & FASHION DESIGNERS Major Entertainers The Beatles rock music influenced the skinhead fashion trend( late 1960s) British teenage super model Leslie Hornby was a fashion idol for teenage girls: boyish haircut, leffy waif-like frame she became very popular. Audrey Hepburn, well-known actress, was a fashion idol for women her style of: simple flat shoes, ¾ length pants and plain black shift dresses became a big fashion trend. Well known Fashion Designers Pierre Cardin: thigh high boots, collarless jackets and target emblazoned mini shift dresses in bright colors were his trade mark. André Courréges: go-go boots and established the triangle shaped shift dress which became the defining silhouette for the 60s. Givenchy: refined style by dressing Audrey Hepburn Pucci: Most recognized for his trademark- colorful psychedelic prints.
Clothing Styles Bikinis, mini skirts, pillbox hats, drainpipe jeans, empire waist dresses, line dresses, vintage skirts, etc. Hippie look impacted this period Body Type Skinny, tall and pretty Slim During this period it changed dramatically Impacted Women and their health Anorexia was a problem in this time the face of 1966
Dresses Informal: Empire waist dress -In pastel blue and pink -Floral prints -Bright Colors Formal: Line Dress -Rainbow colors -Full Skirts -Extended from the waist to the knee or to the floor
Skirts They became shorter and shorter They just skimmed the knee Princess Seam: gave more volume into skirts Mini skirts: 6-7 inches above the knees Vintage skirts Pants Tights were introduced Suspender belts were introduced as well Capri pants (only used for casual occasions) Shorts (only used for causal occasions) Culottes
Shoes Lower kitten heels Pointed toes Flat boots (used with skirts) Prints/Colors Bright colors Prints -Flower prints -Stripes - Squares -Different colores