1960s

Fashion in the 1960s brought about a lot fo diverse trends such as gogo boots and culottes. Culottes were knee length trousers and gogo boots had a low heel that went up mid calf. Fabric like polyester, nylon, acrylic, vinyl and PVCRayon had been replaced with nylon, a fabric that was seen as stylish and versatile. The colors were bright and vivid with many patterns consisting of swirls and tie dyes.

Interior design in the 1960s consisted of a color scheme with dark greens, yellows, pinks, and orange. They were vividly present in wallpaper, carpets, curtains, sofas, chair seats and cushions also containing patterns or bright flowers.

Cars still physically appeared similar to decades before. The Ford Mustang was dominating the decade as engineering for the car slowed down and manufacturers focused more on the  appearance of the car. Electric cars were still being modified and Ford had shown their first sodium-sulfur battery charged car which was 15 pounds lighter than the previous one allowing the car to move swiftly.

Doris Day was an American actress and singer. Her career kicked off as a big band singer, but soon her popularity began to decrease after her song “Sentimental Journey”. She has appeared in numerous known American films as well. Elizabeth Taylor was a British-American actress who became one of the most famous Hollywood stars of the 1960s.

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