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Steele traces the fashion revolution of the '60s, which smashed both social and sartorial rules as 'swinging London' inaugurated its own new dictatorship of youth. She describes the rise of the women's movement and the hippies' anti-fashion sentiment, which ushered in a new freedom of choice in the '70s, 'the decade that taste forgot.'
She finds that the '80s, often described as 'the decade of greed,' was actually a more complicated period, during which Calvin Klein jeans as well as suits by Armani became notorious yuppie status symbols. And she shows that the fashions of the '90s, emphatically post-modernist, have repeatedly returned to the themes of retro, ethno, and techno styles.
Posted August 15, 2007
Posted November 3, 2008
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