Fifty Fashion Looks That Changed the 1960s

Author(s): Design Museum


Building on the international success of the Design Museum Fifty series, including Fifty Shoes that Changed the World, Fifty Bags that Changed the World and Fifty Hats that Changed the World, this beautifully designed new title - curated in the series by fashion guru Paula Reed - takes a fresh look at key fashion pieces from the 1960s. Featuring Mary Quant's mini skirts, Andre Courreges' Moon Girls, denim-clad hippies and Celia Birtwell's Romantic Peasants, this book captures and explains every influential look of the decade. For anyone looking to buy vintage pieces to add to their wardrobes of contemporary items, this authoritative and inspiring book will prove to be an invaluable source of reference.


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With more and more people buying vintage pieces to add to their wardrobes, these authoritative and inspiring books will prove invaluable sources of reference; Beautifully designed gift book on one of the most fashionable decades in history guaranteed to interest fans of design, fashion and aesthetics; Carries the authority of the Design Museum bringing serious design knowledge to the general reader; Making fashion, print and textile design accessible to anyone; Great value prices make them an entry-level resource to the subject; Fully illustrated, featuring photographs that bring each decade to life; Collectable series of nine titles.

The Design Museum's mission is to celebrate, entertain and inform. It is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to fashion, and architecture to graphics. It is working to place design at the centre of contemporary culture and demonstrates both the richness of the creativity to be found in all forms of design, and its importance. Paula Reed is the style director at Grazia, the bestselling fashion weekly. She is a former columnist for the US edition of InStyle magazine and her career has included fashion or style director positions at several magazines and newspapers, including the Sunday Times and InStyle. Her writing has appeared in the Financial Times, Elle and The Times. She is the author of Style Clinic and lives and works in London.

INTRODUCTION Dusty Springfield 1960 Jean Seberg 1960 Jean Shrimpton 1960 La dolce vita 1960 Sandie Shaw 1960 Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 Kenneth the Hairdresser 1961 Diana Vreeland 1962 Jeanne Moreau 1962 Christine Keeler 1963 Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra 1963 Andre Courreges 1964 Rudi Gernreich 1964 Vidal Sassoon 1964 Anita Pallenberg 1965 Bridget Riley Op Art 1965 Edie Sedgwick 1965 Julie Christie 1965 Missoni c.1965 Nico 1965 The Romantic Look 1965 Antonioni's Blow up 1966 Nova 1966 Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell 1966 Pucci 1966 Richard Avedon 1966 Truman Capote's black & white ball 1966 YSL Rive gauche 1966 Catherine Deneuve in Belle de jour 1967 David Bailey 1967 Faye Dunaway in Bonnie & Clyde 1967 Granny Takes a Trip 1967 Jackie Kennedy 1967 Le Smoking 1967 Marimekko 1967 Mary Quant 1967 Penelope Tree 1967 Psychedelia 1967 Twiggy 1967 Ashram style 1968 Marsha Hunt 1968 Tights 1968 Valentino 1968 Verushka 1968 Jane Birkin 1969 Janis Joplin 1969 Jean Muir 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono 1969 Marianne Faithfull 1969 YSL Safari Jacket 1969 INDEX CREDITS

General Fields

  • : 9781840916041
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Conran Octopus Ltd
  • : September 2012
  • : 210mm X 149mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Design Museum
  • : Hardback
  • : 1112
  • : 746.9209046
  • : 112
  • : 60 colour and black and white photographs