In Photos: London Street Style From The 50s and 60s

Eleana Overett

In Photos: London Street Style From The 50s and 60s

Fashion has always flipped and changed over the decades, but one of the major turning points for London came in the 1950s and 60s when youthful designers began to really push the boat out. Dapper chaps and elegant ladies began to don leather and patterned prints by the bucket-load. Twiggy became a huge face for London’s style, and celebrities and musicians also had a pioneering hand in street fashion. Have a gander at our look back on London’s street style of the 50s and 60s.

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Source StrangebrewblogSource History in PicturesSource WoodstockwardrobeKings Road in Chelsea
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Source ByronsmuseSource PinterestSource BuzzfeedRod Stewart, Long John Baldry, Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger ‘Steampacket’ London, 1965
Source Pop Goes OnSource DebutanteclothingSource FastcodesignJane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg
Source AllpostersSource WealthcollectionTeddy Boys, c.1950
Source BuzzfeedSource PinterestSource BuzzfeedSource CatherinejaneTwiggy has leaning down to a fine art
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Source ByronsmuseSource MisspatinaSource MisspatinaSource Khatiashiuka13Carnaby Street, 1967
Source BuzzfeedSource BuzzfeedSource ByronsmuseSource BuzzfeedSource BuzzfeedSource ExposureguideCat Stevens in Carnaby Street, January 1967
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Source ModcultureYves Saint Laurent smock suit, London, 1962
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Source Lost in HistoryJohn Stephen, tailor of Carnaby Street, February 1964
Source BuzzfeedSource BuzzfeedJane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg
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Source ByronsmuseSource PinterestSource ModcultureBrian Jones and Anita Pallenberg
Source ByronsmuseTeddy Boys, c.1950
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Source MintagevintageSource PinterestMates Boutique, 1966
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Last Updated 10 August 2017

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