The year was 1971, and miniskirts were omnipresent in the U.S. The Swingin' London era of the mini had been going on for years prior, but it took a few years for the States to latch on to the trend. You started seeing them in colleges and in trendy metro areas in 1968; but, by '71 they were in full swing everywhere you looked - from the boob tube to the high schools. Even bridal dresses were often super short. Those were the days.
Let's take a look at the year that was one big leg show - 1971. Enjoy.