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November 11, 2014

20 Fascinating Photos that Show the Beauty of 1970s Fashion

Seventies style continued on from the hippie-influenced 60s. With bell-bottoms and miniskirts from the last decade continuing to dominate, fashions were gripped by "disco fever" . Flared jeans and platform shoes also became popular, as did three-piece Saturday Night Fever-inspired suits for men and wrap dresses for women.

Slashed neckline, 1970. Modelled by Moica Platner, a black and silver open fronted dress in silk jersey with matching hood. (Getty Images)

Acapulco Gold, 1970. A model wearing 'Acapulco Gold' by Ossie Clark, part of a collection of April Fashion by Ossie Clark and Alice Pollock. (Getty Images)

Disco clothes, circa 1970. Paris couturier Louis Feraud designed these outfits, which he called "discotheque" clothes. (PA)

Dress, circa 1970s. Pineapple print in deep violet and white-featuring a silk jersey. (PA)

Dress, circa 1970s. Yellow crepe Georgette Harem dress knotted with yellow ostrich tassels by Pierre Cardin. (PA)

Ossie Clark fashion, 1970. Edina Ronay models a dress by Ossie Clark with sweeheart neckline, fake flowers and ruched sleeves. (Getty Images)

Winter wear, circa 1970s. A model wears the luxury knitwear of designer John Bates. (Getty Images)

Mini-dress, circa 1970s. Model wears a crepe playsuit from Ossie Clark's 'Quorum' fashion show held in London. (Getty Images)

Givenchy, 1973. An evening dress in blue silk faille with a bathing suit style worn with an organza boa of matching material. (PA)

Guy Laroche, S/S 1973. This raspberry silk evening dress has a wide ostrich feather scarf of same shade. (PA)

French fashion, 1972. Two models showcase spring fashions for 1972. (PA)

Summer, 1973. Model wears colourful knickerbockers and a peplum bib top designed by John Bates for Jean Varon. (Getty Images)

Peasant dress, 1974. Model wears a peasant style dress with a matching scarf and bonnet. (Getty Images)

Miss Japan, 1975. Chiharu Fujiwara is this year's Miss Japan who is competing in the Miss World competition. (Getty Images)

Boutique collection, 1979. 'In the Wind', two organza evening dresses with green, white and red stripes in the 'Boutique' Collection for the spring and summer, from Christian Dior London. (Getty Images)

Marti Caine, 1979 E.nglish entertainer Marti Caine wearing a glamorous evening dress. (Getty Images)

Jagger wedding, 1971. Bianca Jagger created a pop-culture sensation as a fashion rebel when she married Mick Jagger in a Savile Row-made pantsuit. (PA)

Christian Dior, S/S 1970. A model displays a long blue spotted dress, wide belt and blue and white doted scarf as part of the Christian Dior Haute Couture collection. (Getty Images)

Springwear, circa 1970s. Model wears a Lollipop, deckchair-striped halter top and trousers from Mary Quant. (Getty Images)

Farrah Fawcett, 1977. Actress Farrah Fawcett's hair epitomised the seventies style. (PA)

(via MyDaily UK)



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