Shop Windows – April 1971

1971 - 4471 - 59c1971 - 4371 - 38csThe diverging fashion image and generation gap is apparent in these two windows, both on view within a few weeks of each other. Lord & Taylor featured full skirted romantic dresses with pussycat bows at the throat by Norman Norell while Gimbel’s went for colour blocked skorts and granny boots.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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