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Mini Skirts and the Older Woman

The British designer Mary Quant is often given credit for inventing the mini skirt, that iconic clothing item of the 1960s.  Where did her ideas come from?  In her interesting book on women designers, Women of Fashion, historian Valerie Steele … Continue reading

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Christmas Party, 1947

  What did you wear to your work related holiday party? I see a sharp generational divide among these Home Demonstration workers in North Carolina. The older set wears suits and dresses, two even in hats, while younger women are … Continue reading

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