Mini-skirts, Afghan coats and blue jeans: three global fashion happenings

Translated title of the contribution: Minirokken, Afghaanse jassen en spijkerbroeken: drie wereldwijde modetrends

David Gilbert, Sonia Ashmore

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The mini-skirt, Afghan coat and denim jeans are discussed as different kinds of global fashion happenings during the 1960s. The article goes beyond the orthodox focus on key fashion centres and diffusion of trends, to consider different geographies of adoption, adaptation and recoding of fashions in the period. This is a contribution to a wider consideration of the nature of the 'global sixties', associated with an exhibition and events at the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam.
Translated title of the contributionMinirokken, Afghaanse jassen en spijkerbroeken: drie wereldwijde modetrends
Original languageMultiple languages
Title of host publicationThe Sixties
Subtitle of host publicationA Worldwide Happening
EditorsMirjam Shatanawi, Wayne Modest
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherUitgeverij Lecturis B.V.
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9789462261501
Publication statusPublished - 25 Oct 2015

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