Fashion Time Machine: The 1970s Style

This guide to 1970s women fashion will show you how to add a retro 70s touch to your modern look.

During the 70s many things happened in the fashion world. People were free to experiment and this led to the spread of multiple trends: from hippie, psychedelic and craft look to clothing influenced by disco music and glam rock.

After the miniskirt phenomenon in the '60s, hems dropped dramatically with new midi and maxi lengths. The dresses become longer with straight and empire lines, frills and tiered design, flared and balloon sleeves.

The hippie movement at the end of the 60s had a strong influence on most of the following decade and marked the passage to a more ethnic look, made of Indian cottons and prints and models inspired by Africa like the kaftan.

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