Miniskirts

Just checking in to see how things are going, Amy.

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A bit bummed out about Woodstock being over? Still, it looks like you're managing quite well in 1960-something. Nice place you're living in.


You keep imagining yourself back in the 21st century?

Yes, of course I'm still working on the time machine.

And the repairs are  going ...


... really well.


But since you're stuck in 1960-something for now, how about focusing on the groovy zeitgeist of the time.

The spirit of the time, Amy. The spirit of the time.

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Take mini skirts for example.

In the 1960s, Mary Quant is a central figure in the London-based fashion culture. She is one of the designers credited with the creation of the miniskirt.



Mary decided to name her design not after the length of the skirt (or lack of) but after her favourite British car - The Mini.


After the prissy and conservative expectations and restrictive social norms of the 1950s, the 1960s is a time for young women to change the old ways and create a culture all their own.


The 1960s is also a time when young women are seeing the start of sexual freedom.

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         And the invention of the birth control pill.

Well, that certainly cheered up you and your friends, Amy.