18th January 2023

Teenage Fashions in 1970

What a difference from the last decade. I’m not convinced that “teenage” fashion was really different from adult fashion, but the mini dresses undoubtedly suited young people more! Farmer’s in Sydney now had a “Teen Scene Shop”, recognising these customers as a seperate entity.

The Australian Women’s Weekly, 19th August 1970 page 47. A sleeveless maxi-coat worn with a mini-skirt; an “ensemble chosen for a teenage reader”.

The Australian Women’s Weekly, 14th January 1970 page 40.

The Australian Women’s Weekly,27th May 1970 page 53.  A mini dress worn with/without pants.


























The Australian Women’s Weekly, 18th February 1970 page 4.

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