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Mini Skirt Monday #63: Miniskirt '70

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The mini skirts and mini dresses featured in this edition of Miniskirt Monday are all from catalog pages from around 1970.  It was time when things were extremely colorful and bright.  The palette and styles strike me as extremely optimistic.  In the 1980s, these same sort of happy fun fashions would return after a long earth toned hiatus in the seventies.

At first glance, they appear to be late sixties fashions; however, the hemlines should give it away.  Unless you were in Swinging London parading down Carnaby Street, hemlines were rarely much higher than the knee.  It wasn't until '69 that these high hemlines became commonplace.

Enough history.  Sit back and enjoy another batch of miniskirts from the beginning of my favorite decade!



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1970's crochet fashion

1970's crochet fashion

1970's crochet fashion

1970's crochet fashion

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7 comments:

  1. I LOVE the pink minidresses in the first photo. The crochet dresses...eh, not so much. Great fashions all around, though, and agree - very bright and colorful!

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  2. Interesting, those are all pretty skinny legs.
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  3. very good blog, congratulations
    regard from Reus Catalonia
    thank you

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  4. Yup, those are definitely some fantastic legs. Well, mostly; 2nd from last photo, blonde in pink with horrible hair has huge ugly knees. But most of the rest… yowza. The one that looks kinda like Mary Tyler Moore or Marlo Thomas in picture 2 is reason enough to build a time machine.

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  5. Wow! I'm terrible partial towards mini-skirts + knee-high boots. Love the blonde with the leather longcoat on pic#5.

    Thanks for the time-travel.

    Gazer

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  6. Would you do a spotlight on British mini skirt fashion from 1966-1969 at some point?

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  7. Nice. I can see Emmy Jo Peden in a lot of these outfits!

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