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We all admire the crazy/sexy fashions of Star Trek, Barbarella and Buck Rogers. But the era of Moon landings and space dreams gave rise to tons of amazing fashions. There was spacesuit chic, robot glamour and alien loveliness.

We all admire the crazy/sexy fashions of Star Trek, Barbarella and Buck Rogers. But the era of Moon landings and space dreams gave rise to tons of amazing fashions. There was spacesuit chic, robot glamour and alien loveliness.

1960s space age fashion mod mini dress green purple go go boots model vintage fashion style

1960s space age fashion mod mini dress green purple go go boots model vintage fashion style

In 1964 Andre Courreges launched the ‘space-age’ look. His success was followed by Paco Rabanne’s 1966 interpretation of the futuristic theme. Rabanne created clothing using plastic, metal and even chain mail. This extreme look caught on commercially in the form of chain link belts, heavy metal necklaces and disk like earrings. Pierre Cardin also created his version of the space age look with stylised visored helmet hats and shift dresses.

In 1964 Andre Courreges launched the ‘space-age’ look. His success was followed by Paco Rabanne’s 1966 interpretation of the futuristic theme. Rabanne created clothing using plastic, metal and even chain mail. This extreme look caught on commercially in the form of chain link belts, heavy metal necklaces and disk like earrings. Pierre Cardin also created his version of the space age look with stylised visored helmet hats and shift dresses.

Space Age Fashion-( Louis Feraud, 1968) a reflection of the advancing space program during the 1960s, space age fashion was primarily composed of materials commonly needed for the space station such as velcro, plastic, and vinyl.

Space Age Fashion-( Louis Feraud, 1968) a reflection of the advancing space program during the 1960s, space age fashion was primarily composed of materials commonly needed for the space station such as velcro, plastic, and vinyl.

Colleen Corby, space age fashions, 1967 style vintage 60s silver jacket skirt bike hat helmet gloves designer couture color photo print ad model magazine

Colleen Corby, space age fashions, 1967 style vintage 60s silver jacket skirt bike hat helmet gloves designer couture color photo print ad model magazine

More English model Jean Shrimpton in Harper’s Bazaar Space Age fashion, April 1965, by Richard Avedon

More English model Jean Shrimpton in Harper’s Bazaar Space Age fashion, April 1965, by Richard Avedon

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