Dating clothing shoes
And of course, polyester fabric in general was widely used, and the use of lycra became commonplace (especially in the disco-inspired fashions of the day.) Tie dying fabric and clothing was another 70s phenomenon.This was a method that people could do at home to customize their own garments, which helped greatly with its popularity.At the same time, clothes were designed for women to wear in the workplace and to accommodate an increasing interest in outdoor activities for women.
(70s denim, via Clinton Charlie) Check back later next week, when we will feature fashion of the 1980s and how to identify garments from the era!
On the flip side, there was the disco movement, which was all about tight fitting, shiny and sparkly clothing.
(Donna Summer in a variety of amazing disco outfits, via What the Frock?
Loose fitting kaftans and muumuus were also very popular.
(A selection of 70s maxi dresses, via Sammy D Vintage) Some fashionable sleeve shapes for women’s wear were bell, angel, puffed, bishop, flutter, and leg-o-mutton.