Dating miniskirt

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French designer André Courrèges began experimenting with hemlines as well in the early 1960s, and he began to show space-age dresses that hit above the knee in late 1964.

American entertainer Josephine Baker (1906 – 1975), in costume for her famous ‘banana dance’.

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(Photo by Walery/Getty Images) " data-medium-file="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/2665989.jpg? w=381" data-large-file="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/2665989.jpg? w=96&h=150 96w" sizes="(max-width: 381px) 100vw, 381px" / 1950s: While the hot fashions following WWII were all about the full skirt that hit below the knee, the miniskirt began to make appearances in science fiction films like “Flight to Mars” and “Forbidden Planet.” 1962: The earliest direct reference to the miniskirt came from Wyoming newspaper describing the miniskirt as a controversial item in production in Mexico City.

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w=434" data-large-file="https://scstylecaster.files.wordpress.com/2014/09/2659869.jpg? w=110&h=150 110w" sizes="(max-width: 434px) 100vw, 434px" / 1966: Paco Rabanne launched plastic chain-mail miniskirt in 1966, followed by the throw-away minidress. 1967: Goldie Hawn’s “Laugh In” debuted on TV, inspiring girls around the U. to don miniskirts and minidresses copying her signature mod style.

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