In the 60s of the last century in the pages of fashion magazines appeared photos of very thin teenage girl with big eyes, short hair, childishly naive eyes and dressed in the same children's short dresses.
It is with this "reed" Twiggy started the trend on thin models, and continued until now. This gave the basis for the development of a unisex style.
Leslie Hornby, known to us as Twiggy, was a bright representative of the era of the 60s and is considered the first super model in the history of fashion. It is possible to identify the main elements of her style.
Firstly, clothes. Her entire wardrobe in the spirit of baby dollars. So the dress is characterized by high waist, mini length and decoration in the form of bows. It was after Twiggy appeared obsession baby dresses dollars, because she looked herself like a doll.
In addition, the model portfolio has a lot of pictures, where she poses in a jumper and turtleneck. Therefore, knit jersey has become very popular in the 60th. Particularly noticeable geometrical pattern. You can trace this trend still exists today.
is also an item such as a mini-skirt is associated primarily with Twiggy. The most popular models of mini-skirts 60s were considered A-line skirt.
The second element that distinguishes Twiggy among others - make-up. In general, there was no excessive sexuality. There was a beautiful pale ivory skin, made-up eyes, smoky gray shade and very long eyelashes. Eyelashes - it is certainly the center of the image of Twiggy, very thickly painted in several layers. Moreover, both the upper and lower. Lips same color or brilliance, or light pink lipstick, they should look childish swollen.
Another addition to its image of baby dollars - this hairstyle. As a blonde, she wore a short haircut. This further added a Twiggy "girlish spontaneity."
All of these elements in an amount to create a style that is a mix of punk culture, style of rock 'n' roll and the hippies. The style incorporates features street fashion 60s, becoming its most original manifestation. We can say that there is no pronounced sexuality, it is practically children. But it became a turning point in the history of fashion, wrapped it in the mainstream of development, which develops right now.