Style and Fashion 70s
The seventies of the twentieth century - a time when the suit at the same time there were several stylistic trends that have been associated with the development of subcultures punks and hippies, as well as the formation of various groups associated with passion: surfing, sketerov and bikers. With the help of fashion began to express their individuality, which was valued at the time very much. That is why the monotony in the suit was not and could not be.
This is a rare time when the fashion was all three skirt length: midi, mini and maxi. midi skirt was tailored on the bias, and looked particularly impressive in models made of tartan plaid. While the cell was a fashionable trend.
also enjoyed great popularity pantsuits and just pants. In fashion were bright bell-bottomed trousers. It is also a characteristic feature of that time is a turtleneck worn by both women and men, so men and women with a haircut at the time were similar to each other. First turtleneck produced only white and synthetic fabrics. And it was improper not to have such things in her wardrobe. Furthermore divers while there knitted sweaters bright colors with a pattern "rib" which became known as "noodles". He also became a cult thing at the time.
One of the most popular trends of the time was the style of "unisex". Popular were the batch file or blazers, dresses, blouses, shirts, like the men's, but with a bright print "polka dots", "flowery" or with an abstract pattern. On blazers had decided to leave unbuttoned the top few buttons. This year, fashion designers also offer a variety of models in the style of the seventies of the last century.
In 1968, Yves Saint Laurent offered style "safari", which became popular in the seventies. Its characteristic features are: men's paramilitary shirt with patch pockets, "epaulettes on the shoulders of" strip and often with a stripe on the chest for the "gyzyrey". Products in the style of "Safari" were performed in sand and beige tones and khaki color. Leather wide belt of neutral colors perfectly complement the clothes in this style. Interesting finds at that time very popular in our time, because constantly in fashion collections appear "remakes" of things in the style of "Safari".
Hippie clothes made popular in the folk style, which is made from natural materials. In fashion were wide dresses and skirts with national colorful prints, embroideries, fringes, laces, braids. Also to be found patchwork and appliqué technique. Necklines on dresses or blouses were often round and with the assembly, the sleeves were also bomber and wide. Most fashionable coiffure were loose hair, supplemented headband.
The Gypsy style was a form of folk style, with its colorful fluffy skirts with ruffles.
The spread of Hollywood films attracted the attention of young romantic lives of American ranchers, so in the seventies became fashionable ponchos, jackets with fringe and hat with curved brim.
Another fashion trend at the time was the jeanswear. While denim was manufactured everything: pants, skirts, jackets, dresses and even shoes. Denim in the Soviet Union was not, as it did not meet strict government standards, because dye color "indigo" was unstable. They began to produce similar fabric, however, from an aesthetic point of view, they were not interested, as they were not very similar to the branded material. While jeans purchase was possible only on the "black" market, or foreigners for two hundred to two hundred and fifty rubles. A salary at the time were from sixty-five to one hundred rubles. But young people still find the money to buy a pair of treasured.
In the seventies, it was in fashion platform shoes, which sometimes reached ten centimeters. Sock in shoe was wide kareobraznym and how to sag over the fingers. Although these shoes was rude and exotic look, it combines perfectly with the clothing of any length.
Common hairstyles of the time were long, thick hair with bangs, and hairstyles "Gavroche" and "page". The latter received its popularity due to the famous French singer Mireille Mathieu at the time. In the early seventies it was fashionable haircuts to tighten up at the temples of hair strands, which were called "zavlekalochka".
The rapid development of chemical industry resulted in the popularity of bright fabrics and the emergence of new synthetic materials, inexpensive and very popular. At that time it was crimplene and nylon.
The seventies are a wonderful period in the history of fashion, because then in vogue was several stylistic trends and a lot of interesting images and ideas that never cease to inspire fashion designers of our time.