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The 1960-1969. By: Beatriz j, Fernanda G, Estrella G. what was Going on during this decade?. Presidents: John f. Kennedy and L yndon Johnson The inventions in 1960-1969: were the permanent –press fabric was invented, The barcode was also invented and the halogen lamp was invented.

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the 1960 1969

The 1960-1969

By: Beatriz j, Fernanda G, Estrella G.

what was going on during this decade
what was Going on during this decade?
  • Presidents: John f. Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson
  • The inventions in 1960-1969: were the permanent –press fabric was invented,
  • The barcode was also invented and the halogen lamp was invented.
  • Economics: The U.S. experienced its longest uninterrupted period of economic expansion, unemployment was at 57%
  • During the 1960’s the U.S. went to war with North Vietnam without a formal declaration of war.
  • Events that influenced society: the black civil rights movement and music such as the British “Invasion”
  • Events that influenced fashion: social atmosphere of the time and Jacqueline Kennedy
major entertainers fashion designers
Major Entertainers & Fashion Designers
  • Major Entertainers
  • The Beatles rock music influenced the skinhead fashion trend( late 1960’s)
  • British teenage super model Leslie Hornby was a fashion idol for teenage girls: boyish haircut, leffy waif-like frame she became very popular.
  • Audrey Hepburn, well-known actress, was a fashion idol for women her style of: simple flat shoes, ¾ length pants and plain black shift dresses became a big fashion trend.
  • Well known Fashion Designers
  • Pierre Cardin: thigh high boots, collarless jackets and target emblazoned mini shift dresses in bright colors were his trade mark.
  • André Courréges: go-go boots and established the triangle shaped shift dress which became the defining silhouette for the 60’s.
  • Givenchy: refined style by dressing Audrey Hepburn
  • Pucci: Most recognized for his trademark- colorful psychedelic prints.
fashion designers
Fashion Designers
  • André Courréges: Givenchy:
  • Pucci:

Clothing Styles

  • Bikinis, mini skirts, pillbox hats, drainpipe jeans, empire waist dresses, line dresses, vintage skirts, etc.
  • Hippie look impacted this period
  • Body Type
  • Skinny, tall and pretty
  • Slim
  • During this period it changed dramatically
  • Impacted Women and their health
  • Anorexia was a problem in this time

“the face of 1966”



  • Informal: Empire waist dress
  • -In pastel blue and pink
  • -Floral prints
  • -Bright Colors
  • Formal: Line Dress
  • -Rainbow colors
  • -Full Skirts
  • -Extended from the waist to the knee or to the floor


  • They became shorter and shorter
  • They just skimmed the knee
  • Princess Seam: gave more volume into skirts
  • Mini skirts: 6-7 inches above the knees
  • Vintage skirts
  • Pants
  • Tights were introduced
  • Suspender belts were introduced as well
  • Capri pants (only used for casual occasions)
  • Shorts (only used for causal occasions)
  • Culottes


  • Lower kitten heels
  • Pointed toes
  • Flat boots (used with skirts)
  • Prints/Colors
  • Bright colors
  • Prints
  • -Flower prints
  • -Stripes
  • - Squares
  • -Different colores