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Clothing in the 1970s

full length dress as worn in the seventies

A maxi-dress, as worn by women in the 1970s

man wearing brightly coloured outfit with flares and platform shoes

Flares and platform shoes, as worn in the 1970s

In the 1970s men and women wore trousers (called flares) that were wide at the ankle, shirts with wide collars and platform shoes. Women often wore full-length skirts (maxi-skirts).

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