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The 1970s Began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms, and the hippie look from the late 1960s. For women included Tie dye shirts, blouses, ponchos, capes, military surplus clothing, ankle-length dresses. For men included bell bottom jeans, matching outfits, flannel shirts, pleated pants and baseball jackets. Hippie clothing during this time was made in extremely bright colours, as well as Indian patterns, Native American patterns, and floral patterns.jeans, and sneakers.
By the mid 1970s, the hippie look had completely disappeared however saw the birth of the indifferent, anti-conformist approach to fashion, which consisted of sweaters, t-shirts, jeans, and sneakers. Around 1976, casual fashion adopted a Parisian peasant look. This included capes,turbans, puffy skirts and shirts with billowing sleeves. Starting in 1975, women's semi-formal wear became more tailored and sharp including pinstriped pantsuits. Men's punk fashion generally consisted of ripped clothes, black turtlenecks, drainpipe jeans, tight leather pants, leather jackets and Doc Martins.
By 1977, pants were only flared slightly and sometimes not flared at all and fashion became more baggy. During this time I became fashion able to have more skin showing, in result of this people un buttoned shirts and had sleeves rolled up. In 1978 the style became curvier with shoulder pads, tighter skirts, and narrower waistlines. Men's punk fashion generally consisted of ripped clothes, black turtlenecks, drainpipe jeans, tight leather pants, leather jackets and Doc Martins.
Many changes, events, and attitudes defined the 1970s. In fact, 70s culture was by the end of the decade far different than that of the previous decade, when the hippie culture dominated the scene, especially in the US.
One change that made a huge impact on 70s culture was the growth of womens rights. As the 60s became the 70s, women were making their way out of the kitchen and into the workplace.
Music was also a huge part of 70s culture. The Rock and Roll genre that took the 60s by storm continued to burgeon and had a great influence on the youth of the decade.
- In the 1970s, the hippie, mod and rocker subcultures were in a process of transformation.
- The skinhead subculture from the late 1960s continued into the 1970s, and some skinheads became influenced by the punk subculture.
- Disco, which had begun in gay dance clubs, became a significant from about 1975 onward.
- Mods made a comeback in the late 1970s as a post-punk mod revival, inspired by The Jam and the British film Quadrophenia.
In the early 1970s music was distributed on lightweight flexible vinyl due to the mean of cutting manufacturing cost. The music would either be on a 7inch 10 inch 12inch. To use a vinyl people would have to a lot have record player to play the vinyl's on.
Between the early 1970s and the early 2000s, the cassette was one of the most common formats for distributing music. Tap is a way to record format for audio recording and playback. This was very popular because it was a to quality tape with a 60-minute playing time.
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