|I love these coloured line drawings of knitted dresses.|
|The middle outfit is referencing the Bonnie and Clyde look.|
|Accessories! Perspex angular bangles and earrings, coloured tights,|
buckle details and two tone shoes.
|A page from the Biba mail order catalogue. |
The theme of the collection was pirates and gangsters.
The predominant colours were black, cream and oxblood.
|Styling ideas. |
White lace tights, neck scarves, paisley, playsuits.
|A variety of skirt lengths.|
Long gillets or waistcoats were common.
|A beautiful array of shoes, including brogues and Mary Janes.|
Coloured shoes, either two tone or multi coloured were very popular.
The square toes were comfortable and prevented bunions whilst still
|In 1969, partly due to The Beatles and Sergeant Pepper|
there was a strong Indian, exotic and Harri Krishna influence
|From the Biba catalogue, featuring skirts and long,|
wide trousers. Tunic tops and blouses are worn with them.
|The top centre picture features a gypsy style look which |
was becoming popular.
|The black bikini is influenced by Dr. No.|
The black and white images are Biba bikinis.
|Another Biba spread.|
The clothes were long and fluid, with wide leg trousers
and 3/4 length tunics.
|Two ways to wear knitted tank tops.|
The pages of the Sunday Times magazine that mum used as her scrapbook
base are visible in this spread.
|This picture represents the Eastern influence on clothes.|
It is also a time of recreational drug use and flower power.
|Autumn colours and lovely shoes.|
|A good selection of typical 1960s mini dresses. |
The black, white and red one is Mod in style.
|This spread is all about big patterns and big hair!|
|A range of underwear, interesting because it shows that writing|
slogans on knickers is not a modern phenomenon.
It reads 'I'm all behind today'.
|Satin underwear was becoming popular. This features underwired|
bras and boy shorts. Scarves tied around the head were very
|Again, scarves tied around the head feature as the main accessory.|
This shows a good range of maxi dresses and long boots.