Vintage Vogue Cover found hereI used to have a strange, unjustified hatred for the 1960's. Maybe because I associated it a little too much with the whole flower power, groovy baby, austin powers stuff, or maybe I just never really gave the decade a chance. Either way, after a few hours of browsing through Flickr groups devoted to the decade, I've found myself falling in love with the bright colored opaque tights, the big circular buttons and earrings, the three quarter length sleeves and mini dresses worn with short, stacked heels which seem comfortable and easy to gallavant about the city in....
From Left to Right: Francoise Hardy found here; Zooey Deschanel found here; Effie of The Snail and the CyclopsModern girls like Zooey, Rhiannon and Effie who wear the clothes so well make me want to go out on a thrift hunt right now.....and 60's stars like Twiggy, Francoise Hardy, Jane Birkin and Catherine Deneuve are only fueling the fire!
From Left to Right: Rhiannon of LiebeMarlene; Photo of a John Bates design found here; Twiggy found hereI think I'll add some movies from the decade to my Zip list this week, does anyone have any particularly good ones to suggest?
Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward of the musical duo She & Him
I'll be on a hunt for shiny fabrics, bright-primary colors, opaque tights, knee socks, mini dresses, 1960's pumps and thin belts to wear right below my bustline for the next little while!
I haven't given up on my love for 1970's blouses, chambray everything, edwardian ruffles & lace and 1920's drop waist dresses...I'm just gonna throw a little flower power into the mix! Who knows, maybe I'll manage to pull it off!