Sixties jewelry

In the early 1960s, jewelry was a continuation of the Fifties with the use of gilded metal, pearls, sparkling paste and rhinestones. Then, designers began to use low cost materials : plastic, resin, vinyl and perspex. Influenced by the artistic movement Op art, large geometric shapes (diamonds, hexagons, circles…) and black and white (monochromatic) jewels became very popular. Pop art had also an influence on Sixties jewelry with bold colors (hot pink, orange, turquoise and yellow) and color blends.  Floral jewelry was also very popular in the Sixties with the hippy movement (flower power). The big earrings was also a major trend in the 60s. Produced on a massive scale, with low cost materials, jewels were affordable for everybody.
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Sixties dresses

During the Sixties, the A-line dress, the mock neck dress, the fit and flare dress, the shift dress and the trapeze dress were very popular. Moreover, creators often designed beaded, embellished and brocard dresses. Besides, geometric, Op art and floral prints were very used.

The vintage fashion House Larry Aldrich

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Larry Aldrich (1906-2001) was an American fashion designer and art collector. In 1927, he started his own label in New York. In 1957, Marie McCarthy was designated head designer. He founded in 1964 the innovative Aldrich Museum for Contemporary Art … Continue reading

The American vintage fashion designer Anne Fogarty

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Anne Fogarty (1919-1980) was an American fashion designer who  created feminine and elegant clothes for the woman in domestic life in the 1950’s. From the 1940s to the 1980s, she dressed elegantly and beautifully the women. Anne Fogarty said about … Continue reading