Fashion Trends in the 1960s: Hippies, Flower Children, and Design
Lady Bird Johnson: Sports and Popular Culture
Skill: Middle School
Time Required: Three to four class periods
Fashion cycled once again. This is the decade of the hippie. The 1960’s brought many changes to the fashion industry, possibly reflecting the attitudes of the young people who wore the clothing. President and First Lady Johnson would have seen this clothing style all around—you would have to wonder what they thought of the trend, especially since their daughters would have been teenagers at the time. This lesson teaches students about the fashion trends of the 1960’s. They will research, draw, and possibly even wear clothing styles of the 1960’s.
Students will research 1960’s clothing style using the Internet. Students will draw various clothing and accessories.Students will design a stamp and create a timeline of the 1960’s.