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Miniskirt
The iconic invention of the 60s

Heirlooms. European Stories - The 'Miniskirt'
Photo (detail): © British Pathé

Born out of a youth culture movement in the UK during the swinging sixties, the miniskirt turned the fashion world upside down and influenced not only London but the whole world. The British fashion world was in turn influenced by France and Italy.

By Penelope Mazza

Inventions and things

A contribution from Great Britain

with relation to Italy,
France

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