Do you remember the 60s?
Well I don’t! But here are the FASHION ICONS who have had a great influence to fashion in the swinging sixties and some of their designs. For Part 5 look here!
Before Michelle Obama and her inspired wardrobe, there was Jackie Onassis – the original fashionable First Lady. Jackie’s prim skirt suits, pillbox hats, dark glasses, chic string of pearls and preppy style made her the style inspiration for women across America.
Jackie Kennedy the First Lady who made these great little hats popular in the 60’s
Jackie Kennedy arrives at Heathrow Airport in 1966 and immediately sets the template for first-lady-on-tour chic in a classic Gucci windowpane check coat Photograph: Rex Features/Rex Features
Throwback Thursday: Jackie Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy visits Ottawa, 1961
We couldn’t not mention Twiggy. The teenage supermodel became a worldwide phenomenon for her androgynous look, with a short haircut, gamine limbs and bold eyelashes she painted on herself.
Lesley Lawson (née Hornby; born 19 September 1949), widely known by the nickname Twiggy, is an English model, actress and singer. In the mid-1960s she became a prominent British teenage model of swinging sixties London with others such as Penelope Tree.
short short hair and drew on the bottom lashes!
From fur hats and gilets to string vests, and piles of bangles, Janis Joplin‘s bohemian style was truly unique.
I’m a victim of my own insides. There was a time when I wanted to know everything … It used to make me very unhappy, all that feeling. I just didn’t know what to do with it. But now I’ve learned to make that feeling work for me. I’m full of emotion and I want a release, and if you’re on stage and if it’s really working and you’ve got the audience with you, it’s a oneness you feel.
Now here is a real dirty hippie, just kidding. This is one of the most soulful and respect female singers of the 60s. This is the beautiful Janis Joplin and her famous sense of fashion.
The beautiful and effortlessly stylish Julie Christie starred in two of the most iconic films of the decade – Darlingand Dr Zhivago. We adored her swing coats, Mary Jane shoes and romantic dresses in Dr Zhivago.
Julie Frances Christie (born 14 April 1940 or 1941) is a British actress. A pop icon of the “swinging London” era of the 1960s, she has won the Academy, Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Julie Christie by David Bailey 60s
Jane Fonda worked the space-age look in kitsch film Barbarella, and had a classic, all-American-girl look off camera.
Jane Fonda (born Lady Jayne Seymour Fonda; December 21, 1937) is an American actress, writer, political activist, former fashion model, and fitness guru. She rose to fame in the 1960s with films such as Barbarella and Cat Ballou. She has won two Academy Awards, an Emmy Award, three Golden Globes and received several other movie awards and nominations during more than 50 years as an actress.
Jane Fonda Barbarella 1968
A compelling Jane Fonda in the 60′
Alain Delon and Jane Fonda playing bocce, 1963
To be continued…
3 thoughts on “Do you remember? The 60s – FASHION ICONS – Part 6”
Because of Twiggy, I painted eyelashes on my bottom lid too! Thanks for reminding me of that and giving me a big smile! I am enjoying your series so much. You are really capturing the era perfectly!
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