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(A selection of 70s maxi dresses, via Sammy D Vintage) Some fashionable sleeve shapes for women’s wear were bell, angel, puffed, bishop, flutter, and leg-o-mutton.(1970s dress with angel sleeves, via La Belle Vintage) Fashion in the 1970s featured a variety of collar styles for both men and women.
As in every decade, the fashions of the 1970s were influenced by the social and political issues of the era.It's up at MOMSPatterns and it's only $8.50.(And it's only not MINE because it's a B39, and if there's anything I hate more than grading UP, it's grading DOWN.) I love the little pointy collar, the front skirt seams just scream "pocketize me!and patterns will continue to ship out while Janet's on the beach. 1 being "wear a dress day," as proposed in the comments on yesterday's post. Mc Calls Pattern 5415 Vintage 60s Easy To Sew - Sweet Summer Dress!During the early 70s, fashion reflected the anti-war, pro-peace mentality that had begun toward the end of the 60s, and flourished as the hippie look became more mainstream.
(photo via LA Times) The 1970s saw a variety of fashion styles, but the most easily recognizable were the hippie style and the disco/glam music-inspired fashions.
Dress styles ranged from lacy and ruffled peasant looks to form-fitting sleek silhouettes.
Loose fitting kaftans and muumuus were also very popular.
The fabric is a sparkly silver lurex on a peach poly knit.
It very likely was a long maxi dress that has been cut shorter. "At Home Wear" was started by Spanish fashion designer Fernando Sanchez in 1973.
Hippies were inspired by the political goings-on of the era, and their clothing was free flowing and colourful to represent an anti-war, peaceful and loving state of mind.