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The Rise of the Miniskirt

In the 1960s women’s rising hemlines created an international fashion revolution, and we have British designer Mary Quant to thank. Everyone from models to the girl next door were donning these trendy miniskirts. Quant described them as easy, youthful and simple. By the 1970s longer skirts and flared pants were in the spotlight but, as we know, the miniskirt is here to stay.

Retrospectacle: The Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

“Jack be limbo Jack be quick, Jack go unda limbo stick…” By now you’re humming the song ... more

Hawaii Joins the Union

On August 21, 1959, Hawaii’s 6.5-thousand miles of lush land along with 600,000 people officially ... more

Retrospectacle: Lava Lamps

The vibrant color and mesmerizing motion of the lava lamp is a trademark of the 1960s. But this ... more
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