Fashion is often seen as the icing on the cake, the adornment to our pre-existing lives, but fashion is so much more than embellishment. Fashion reflects and informs our society’s culture. It is our aspirations, our conformity, our individuality, our politics and so much more.
Nothing demonstrates the mirroring of society through fashion more than the miniskirt. The evolution of the miniskirt is a tale of post-wartime austerity, sexual liberation and youth rebellion.