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Fashion moves into the late '60s, early '70s. Will 'Mad Men' change too?

March 19, 2011 |  8:00 am


So much of recent fashion has been influenced by the structured, picture-perfect look of "Mad Men":  full skirts, sheath dresses and prim sweater sets for women and pin-sharp tailored suits for men.

So when runways for spring and fall started mixing in influences of the late '60s and early '70s, we suddenly realized the most stylish show on television could be in for a change when the season resumes. The last season ended in 1965  -- and in real life, the world was due for a youthquake. Fashion was about to be turned on its head. Stylist and fashion writer Vincent Boucher looks at the changing of a fashion era. It makes a nice Saturday morning read!

-- Susan Denley

Photo: Joan Harris (Christina Hendricks), Peggy Olson (Elisabeth Moss) and Faye Miller (Cara Buono) share an elevator ride in Season 4 of "Mad Men." Credit: AMC