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Space Age


Space Age Fashion

Pierre Cardin had brought out futuristic fashions, space-age cat suits and body stockings in 1967 and Andre Courreges had been the pioneer of space-age designs way back in 1964.

But 1968 was the year the look really took off, following the success of the film Barbarella and the increasing hysteria over the imminent moon landings.

Andre Courreges' collections strongly featured silver and white PVC with bonded seams, silver PVC 'moongirl' pants, white cat suits and monochrome striped mini skirts and dresses. Does the word freak show spring to mind anyone?


1968 Fashion: Space Age | Body Art | Vidal Sassoon


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