Essay on Psychedelic Perception : Music And Fashion

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Psychedelic Perception: Music and Fashion in the 1960 's. The sixties, without a doubt, held great change in American popular culture. “Popular culture includes fashion trends can be a flux of both the current culture and the direction in which a popular is moving. The favorite music of the culture may include artists on the Billboard Top 100” (yourdictionary). The introduction to open sexual thought, drug use, and change of traditional culture were the beginning of the transition into the 1960 's. Many musicians came forward and changed the way music was made forever. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan paved a way towards new culture. The fashion and modeling industry was a complete turnaround after the 1950 's, due to the help of models like Pattie Boyd and Jean Shrimpton. Though many had influence in the music and modeling culture, two come on top in each category of influence. The Beatles and Twiggy were two of the most iconic figures of the 1960 's. Both of these figures came from England. The Beatles met and grouped in Liverpool, London and Twiggy was born in Twickenham, Middlesex. (Brumburgh) Though beginning their careers in a single place, their influence quickly spread to America. In the 1950 's, models were much more voluptuous, curvy and held a pin up girl style. Women like Marilyn Monroe set a solid beauty standard, and it seemed it would stay so. In the 1960 's there were some to challenge this standard, one model in particular being the most…

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