Revolutionary Styles, 1970s

 

Whether wearing unisex clothing or loose dashikis, young women incorporated fashion into political movements of the late 1960s and 1970s. Declarations of beauty could be revolutionary, defy stereotypes, and have global influence.

Estate of Rudi Gernreich

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Unisex Skirt by Rudi Gernreich, 1970

Estate of Rudi Gernreich

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Dashiki, around 1970

Gift of Fath Davis Ruffins

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