Dressing for Disco

The term โ€œDiscoโ€ was coined in Playboy Magazine in 1964 as a shortened version of โ€œdiscothequeโ€. The origins of the discotheque go back to Nazi-Occupied France, where people would meet to dance to jazz records instead of live music as protest against the Nazi regime. 1970s Disco was born in the African American and Gay…

The Scandalous History of Shoulder Pads

The first shoulder pads in women's fashion were seen in the 1930s. The 1930s is an interesting time in the worlds history. The Great Depression saw millionaires loose everything, talking pictures brought hoards of people into movie theaters, and fascism was taking over Europe. Sportswear began becoming acceptable day wear clothing. Evening wear was cut…