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History and fashion of the 1950s and 1960s


In the 1950s, the period of high economic growth will shift to the period of stable economic growth. In the latter half of the year, television began to spread as a major medium in place of radio, and passenger ships and airplanes were mainly used as a means of transportation for overseas travel.



In the 1950s, "The Rose of Versailles," which premiered as a musical for the Takarazuka Revue, became a boom, and the Takarazuka Revue became the biggest hit in history.


The DC brand has become a social boom. Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons, who was called the "crow tribe" because his black and white monotone clothes were loved and his appearance in black looked like a crow, Wise. Mr. Yohji Yamamoto was very popular. * DC is Designers & Characters.


Also, in the pedestrian paradise next to Yoyogi Park in Harajuku, the Takenoko-zoku, where young people wearing unique and flashy costumes dance, attracted attention. Then, in the latter half of the 1960s, simple fashion styles such as astringent swords, mainly polo shirts and navy blue blazer became popular among young people. * Shibuya is an abbreviation for Shibuya casual.

It was a glamorous time with trends such as disco and golf.


Sumire is a highly rare outfit worn by a young lady who lived in a high-class residential area in the background of such times.

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