Your favourite fashion era from the past

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Bigtallfatbloke, 6 Sep 2007.

  1. Bigtallfatbloke

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    ...ok I'm looking at this from a male perspective....I like the fifties long skirts ...oh yes and the eighties leg warmers

    ..on the ladies I mean...on the ladies...:biggrin::rolleyes:

    ..yes I know it's a nothing subject but I'm bored tonight:biggrin:
  2. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    People say that the 70's was hideous for fashion but I quite like it, have to say.
  3. longers

    longers Veteran

    No idea, but summer is best for seeing what the female species is wearing.
  4. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    That even works in scotland, despite the rubbish weather - I think it's a biological clock thing - come the summer months, rain or shine the kit comes off...wierd
  5. longers

    longers Veteran

    It's not weird it's good, and been too few this year.:biggrin:
  6. OP

    Bigtallfatbloke New Member

    ..true , but where to they all go in the winter?
  7. SamNichols

    SamNichols New Member

    Colne, Lancs
    Any era where tweed is the garment of choice in the day time and black tie the garment of choice in the night time (the 20s?)
  8. Elmer Fudd

    Elmer Fudd Miserable Old Bar Steward

    As Lenny Henry once said, "We had style in the seventies, oh yes we did, it was crap mind"
    the late 80's, early 90's for me though
  9. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    Any hot summer's day here: loose skimpy cotton dresses and blouses, and just being to make out the shape and colour of a thong. :biggrin:
    ..on the ladies I mean...on the ladies... :biggrin::rolleyes:
  10. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    It's all year round here in the North-East! On a Friday and Saturday night, anyway! :biggrin::biggrin:

    My fave era is the 50s (before I was born, mind) when all women seemed to have large and very pointy breasts...
  11. dangerousjules

    dangerousjules Über Member

    60's, picture slim fitting suits, narrow lapels, tapered trousers with two inch turn ups, crisp white shirts and narrow ties...then someone like frank sinatra, samm davis jr, dean martin etc all the kings of hollywood wearing them...can you picture it...i knew you could!
  12. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    is that what the ladies were wearing in the 60's;)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. dangerousjules

    dangerousjules Über Member

    mmmmmmmmmm fair comment, was'nt certain this thread was gender specific!
  14. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    I don't know if it was supposed to be either, but what the heck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  15. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    post punk and alternative 80s. flares were shite in the 70s and i couldn't believe they made a comeback.

    on the minus side, i doubt i'd look as dashing in stretched jeans these days :biggrin:
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