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From Sack Coats to Trucker Hats: 100 Years of Men's Fashion


1960 to 1969

Early '60s clothing was still fairly conservative (plaid and button-down), but by mid-decade, the teenage baby boomers had all but abolished the stuffy, single-toned style of the previous decade.

Vibrant, brightly colored clothing was all the rage, as were bellbottoms, polyester pants and turtlenecks. Nehru jackets, which were single-breasted jackets with banded collars (think Dr. Evil from the "Austin Powers" films) became quite popular with the counterculture movement. They offered a stylish alternative for guys who dismissed the conservative garb of their parents but weren't prepared to lounge around in beaded necklaces and tie-dyed shirts all day.


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