The Eternal, Desperate Optimism of Retro-Futurism in Fashion
The late Pierre Cardin may have been fashion's original futurist, but today's designers are still craving escapism that only an idealistic future can provide.
The Styles of the 1960s We Want to See on Mad Men--and You, Too
Mad Men returns tonight on AMC, and the hearts of fashion lovers everywhere are aflutter. Betty's Jackie O style and Don's perfect suits have captivated audiences for three seasons, but as season four opens there's a possibility for some new looks. The poster shows Don in an empty white room, and costume designer Janie Bryant has already said that the glitz will be toned down. Before you shed a tear, this could mean wonders for our wardrobes. It's 1964 in Mad Men world, which means Twiggy's mod looks and the fringe and tye-dye of Woodstock's hippies have never been closer to the cast's reality. We've rounded up several of our favorite '60s looks that we hope to see emerge on the show. Prepare to be inspired.