Image from the M&S Company Archive collection, c.1960s.
This image shows the fashion of the 1960’s. Various social changes, including increasing freedom and and the demands for sexual liberation from the developing Women’s Liberation Movement, led to drastic changes in what was seen as ‘acceptable’ for women to wear. This saw the breakthrough of shorter hemlines with mini-skirts and dresses.
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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive