Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Pucci Fashion Rocked the 1960's and Beyond

Hi everyone,

Here's a fascinating post from one of my colleagues, Retro: Kimmer. I strongly recommend having a close look at Kim's blog - it has a huge amount of great information on the cultural history of the twentieth century, with a particular focus on the 60s and 70s. Kim's blog is at:

Rising out of the ashes of European fashion after World War II, Emilio Pucci brought a spectrum of carefree colors to the rationed continent. His sportswear beginnings lent a casual air to his work, a welcome relief from recent austerity and a new meaning to the term "resort wear." The swirling freestyle patterns and fluid fabrics he used became internationally recognized and desired, copied by many but rivaled by few.

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