This 4-part miniseries examines how America’s changing style trends have historically mirrored the political, social and economic climate of the nation.
Part 1 – “War Boots to Work Suits (1940s-1950s)”
Exploring style in the 1940s and 50s, how World War II and Hollywood helped create America’s own fashion identity, and the introduction of new trends including the bikini and zoot suit.
Part 2 – “Born to Be Wild (1960s-1970s)”
Exploring the style of the ‘60s and ‘70s as the youth culture comes into its own, and fashion, like politics, goes to extremes.