My son once asked me, “what was 60s fashion,” and I honestly couldn’t come up with a real answer. Let’s face it – 60’s fashion is incredibly diverse and even trying to come up with general statements about 60’s fashion for women or 1960s mens fashion would be impossible. 60s fashion may often be simplified as ‘60’s fashion: the hippy look’ but it’s so much more complex. 60s surfer fashion enthusiasts, early beatles fashion fans, and lovers of French fashion 60 will surelyscoff at the notions that 60s fashion hippies was all that was going on.
A quick look at 60’s mens fashion will unearth a number of underground fashion movements. Although the hippie look was certainly among the most popular of teens fashion in the 60’s, there were a sizable number of young teens that revolutionized contry fashion 60’s. As 60’s men fashion became more sophisticated inspired by the popular James Bond series, 60s guys fashion was becoming more casual. Increasingly colorful and funky african american 60’s fashion became, which represented the daring risks that innovative fashion designers took in defining fashion from the 60’s. Miniskirts, dakishis and bellbottoms are just some of the gifts that fashion of the 60’s has bestowed on us.