The 5 Most Famous Fashion Icons of the 1960sThe 1960s fashion had been on a swing. The four quarters of the decade were ch...
Jean Shrimpton and motorscooter (Photo credit: x-ray delta one)and Langham Secretarial College. However, at a later point ...
fashionable hairdo with drainpipe jeans and casual 1960s attire. Twiggy and Mia Farrow are also knownicons for the pixie h...
own business. In her teens, Brigitte was encouraged to join the dance and music lessons. But she shifted intomodeling and ...
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The 1960s fashion had been on a swing. The four quarters of the decade were characterized by diverse fashion, which range from conservative, to flirt, and to flamboyant ones. Perhaps, it is the diversity which made the mod fashion hip and undying. The recent generations still finds the 1960s fashion, makeup, and hairdo fanciful. As their guide to achieving a1960s look, here are the 5 most famous fashion icons of the 1960s.

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  1. 1. The 5 Most Famous Fashion Icons of the 1960sThe 1960s fashion had been on a swing. The four quarters of the decade were characterized by diversefashion, which range from conservative, to flirt, and to flamboyant ones. Perhaps, it is the diversity whichmade the mod fashion hip and undying. The recent generations still finds the 1960s fashion, makeup, andhairdo fanciful. As their guide to achieving a1960s look, here are the 5 most famous fashion icons of the1960s.1. Jacqueline KennedyJacky Kennedy was born on July 28, 1929 in Southhampton, New York. The former First Lady JackyKennedy, having been the wife of the 35thJacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the protagonist of Jackie O (Photo credit: Wikipedia)US President, John F. Kennedy, is an epitome of beauty and elegance. But unknown to most people, Jackyengaged in vigorous sports activitieseven at a young age. Jacky triumphed national championships and horsemanship. The lady is fond ofreading and had finished her studies abroad in Paris and also took up history, French, and literature in NewYork.Even before, the present First Lady Michelle Obama fashion became in vogue, Jacky was the foremost FirstLady Fashion icon of the 1960s. Her greatest contribution to the fashion in the 1960s is the pillbox hat.Jacky is also noted for her trendy close waist dresses fancied by young ladies then and now. Jacky is one ofthe favorite fashion icons as far as early 1960s fashion is concerned. The pillbox hats used by the first ladyhave conservative and classy designs. Jacky’s 1960s fashion pillbox hats were designed by Halston.2. Jean ShrimptonFashion icons of the 1960s include supermodels like Jean Shrimpton. Jean originated from Buckinghamshireand was born on November 7, 1942. She had her early education at St. Bernard’s Convent
  2. 2. Jean Shrimpton and motorscooter (Photo credit: x-ray delta one)and Langham Secretarial College. However, at a later point in time, Jean was enticed to join the LucieClayton Charm Academy where she took up a modeling course. Thus, at the age of 17, Jean startedmodelling. She also appeared in various magazine covers like Vogue, Vanity Fair, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar,Newsweek, Ladies’ Home Journal, Time Magazine, and Glamour. Jean Shrimpton is not just any 1960sfashion icon but is regarded as one of the pioneering supermodel of the world.Jean Shrimpton is one of the most popular 1960s fashion icons. She introduced the use of miniskirts in themid part of 1960s. Through her, the early 1960s fashion set up by Jacky Kennedy was transformed. JeanShrimpton 1960s fashion statement malformed the use of full length and covered up dresses for ladies. Thestart of the miniskirt 1960s fashion was with a bang and unintentional. Miniskirt 1960s fashion became thetrend after Jean arrived in Melbourne, Australia in a white shift dress with hemline 3.9 inches above theknees.3. Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn is not only one of the 1960s fashion icons but is also a well-renowned actress. Her bestfilms include the My Fair Lady and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Audrey is a native of Brussels, Belgium and wasborn on May 4, 1929. She was a highly praised actress who worked onScreenshot of Audrey Hepburn from the film Charade (Photo credit: Wikipedia)films and Broadway at an early age. Aside from being a fashion icon, she is likewise a Hollywood icon. Herearly life has not been that easy because of protests and movements then prevailing. When the war ceased,Audrey pursued her passion for dancing and stage performance. To this date, Audrey Hepburn is still lookedup as one of the best 1960s fashion icons and a notable philanthropist.The 1960s fashion has varied components. One of them is the pixie haircut which became a hippie duringthe mid sixties until the third quarter of the decade. The pixie hairdo became more popular when AudreyHepburn appeared on and off-camera with such short chic pixie hair. Off-camera, Audrey matches her
  3. 3. fashionable hairdo with drainpipe jeans and casual 1960s attire. Twiggy and Mia Farrow are also knownicons for the pixie hairdo.4. Cherilyn Sarkisian or CherCher is a singer, actress, and performer. She was born on May 20, 1946 and is a native of El Centro,California. Cher’s early career was confined to singing and dancing. She performs together with her husbandSonny Bono. The couple once had a show on TV called The Sonny and CherSonny & Cher, 1966 (Photo credit: Peter Denton)Comedy Hour. In 1975, the couple divorced, but Cher continued her career in music. In the 80s, she beganto pursue an acting career, appearing on Broadway, films, and plays. One of her best big screen appearancesis with Christina Aguilera in Burlesque.Cher is also a well-known 1960s fashion icon. She is known for her brazen and loud fashion statements sheuses for her shows and on stage performances. In all shows and appearances, she always appears incharacter. Cher’s fashion statement during her reign might have influenced Lady Gaga and other performersusing flamboyant fashion stuffs like this Misook Collection Palazzo Pants . Cher is one of the 1960s fashionicons making bell-bottomed jeans and fluorescent haltered shirts in style. This fashion style was hippedduring the late 1960s. Also, Cher is known for her simple 1960s hairdo. Cher was known for her loosestraight hair with appealing rocked bangs.5. Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot is a1960s fashion icon born on September 28, 1934. She is from Paris, France and lived awell-off life because her family has theirBrigitte Bardot 1968 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
  4. 4. own business. In her teens, Brigitte was encouraged to join the dance and music lessons. But she shifted intomodeling and became a fast rising model for famous magazines like Elle. Brigitte also appeared on screen inCrazy for Love and other films. She was married to Roger Vadim, but the marriage did not last for long. Ata later point, Brigitte kept herself busy producing films like the Act of Love in 1953. Brigitte is appealing,,and men are highly fascinated by her. She was branded as a “sex kitten” but was able to overcome thereputation through time.Brigitte Bardot 1960s fashion is flirtier. She reinvigorated Bikini Fashion when she starred in Beach Party.While bikini has long been discovered, bikini’s worn and modeled by Brigitte looked more appealing. Herbikinis are in sunny and vibrant colors, making them sexier and trendy.Read more http://1960sfashionstyle.com/the-5-most-famous-fashion-icons-of-the-1960s/http://1960sfashionstyle.com

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