This compendium of clothing advertisements brings back the most prevalent looks from the Swinging Sixties. The ubiquitous miniskirt is here in all its glory, along with mod fashions, Gidget/Beach Boys surfer looks, Corrèges space age clothing and such iconic items as the Rudi Gernreich topless bathing suit and Yves Saint-Laurent`s Mondrian dress.
Laura Schoolingis the Creative Services Manager of STYLE.COM, and was the founding editor of Front Desk Los Angeles magazine. She has written about music, fashion, and art for Black Book, Time Out New York and Angeleno. Her fiction writing has been featured, among others, in Giant magazine.
Cultural anthropologist and graphic design historian Jim Heimann is Executive Editor for TASCHEN America, and author of numerous books on architecture, pop culture, and the history of the West Coast, Los Angeles, and Hollywood. His unrivaled private collection of ephemera has been featured in museum exhibitions around the world and in dozens of books.
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