Style and Fashion 60s
Of course, the style of the sixties of the last century is a hymn to youth and its optimism, dynamism, independence and emancipation. In the history of costume it appeared youth fashion at this time, which captures all the thoughts of designers and fashion catwalks. Fashion "Haute Couture" then stood on the verge of death.
In place of the feminine image of the fifties came from the Christian Dior fashion new female image standard of beauty has become a thin angular teenage girl.
At that time, it became fashionable miniskirts. As we already know, the skirt length above stake in vogue in 1927, however, these skirts still can not be called small. Compared with the skirts of the sixties they were still very chaste.
to bend could not in mini-skirts of the time, because the opening at the same time a picture is often used in comedies.
They also have been uncomfortable to walk up the stairs, especially if men go up to you. However, all women of fashion was not how much.
Mini-skirt was invented, according to many, the British owner of a fashion boutique called Mary Quant, but she only has patented it. First in their fashion collections miniskirt I used the young designer from Paris named Andre Kurrezha. In the sixties miniskirt was born and has firmly taken a leading position in fashion for decades.
The sixties are also the time innovative fashion designs, it then began to work those creative designers like Paco Rabanne, Andre Kurrezha, Gernrayh Rudi and Pierre Cardin. Inspired by the first flight into space, Yuri Gagarin, they began to develop costumes for space explorers and astronauts. Their unusual headgear helmets, silver synthetic fabrics and original glasses looked very interesting. "Moon Girl" proposed by Andre Kurrezha style looked very alien.
Steels unfashionable natural fabrics such as wool, silk and cotton, they were replaced by an unusual "space" materials therefore become relevant all kinds of synthetic materials and leather. Synthetic fabrics were inexpensive, not hesitated, well-washable and do not require ironing. Therefore, they quickly gained popularity among the fashionistas.
But in space there is no place for ladies' stuff, so women's suits were little different from those of men and were the most functional. And as a result - the appearance of things, "unisex" and the huge popularity of women's trouser suit. This is due to Kurrezha André, who offered a set consisting of a short jacket and straight pants, which are complemented by low-heeled shoes. In the mid-sixties in such suits dressed the whole world, and its author was ruined and in the mid-sixties, he had to close his boutique, since he did not patent his invention.
To finish the dresses Rudy Gernrayh used decorative details and strips of vinyl, but Paco Rabanne has created a collection in 1965, all the clothes which were made of cellophane, plastic and metal plates. And she looked great millet.
A very popular space theme was also in the movie. For fiction cult film of the time "Barabarella" sketches developed himself Paco Rabanne. The main role in the movie performed Jane Fonda, and it is still considered one of the sexiest actresses.
The fashion house genius designer of the twentieth century, Yves Saint Laurent was opened in 1961. His first collection was called "Mondrian" and was very successful, he created a model of dresses based on the work of the popular abstract artist and has decorated his favorite motifs: rectangles and stripes.
When creating your collection, Yves Saint Laurent turned to art as a source of his work and tried to dress to combine timeless classics and innovation. Once upon a time Coco Chanel advised him to remember that inside the dress is always a woman. And that he always remembered, so his clothes were both comfortable and beautiful.
It is very popular at the time was the silhouette "trapeze", which perfectly complement the geometric motifs. He has created a dress Yves Saint Laurent. The most popular costumes, which were similar in appearance to the flight attendants uniforms.
Yves Saint Laurent has created a collection in the style of "Pop Art" in 1966, which used large appliqués in the shape of hearts, lips, geometric shapes, and others. In the fashion of the years these applications will be used more than once.
Yves Saint Laurent was considered the successor of Coco Chanel. He first created a women's tuxedo, and then - black elegant dress, tuxedo, thereby completely erasing the boundaries between male and female fashion.
Hairstyles and accessories
Another characteristic touch of steel hairstyles and haircuts in the style of the sixties. In the early sixties were popular hairstyles with fleece in the style of Brigitte Bordeaux, called "Babette"; and at the end of the decade they became popular hairstyle that suits the image of a teenage girl.
Moscow fashion designer V. Aralova in 1962 in Paris brought her fashion collection, which used red high boots with low heels. This collection made a splash, because at that time in Europe were considered exclusively men's boots shoes. The following year, on fashion runways of Paris, all models are shod with high boots. So there was in the early sixties fashion for women's boots.
In the sixties, there was a fashion movement "hippie", which in 1997 in London reached its apogee. At that time London was the world capital of fashion, and it was the first fashion show of "hippies." To create these models use natural materials, which had the effect of "worn" and ethnic elements. Due to this movement emerged following trends in fashion, "unisex", "retro", "ethnic", "Folk" and has also appeared Denim and diffuse style.
The style of the sixties includes many interesting and even avant-garde solutions in their development. At this time, fashion has become a democratic and stop imposing strict rules. Now everyone can express their individuality.