Living The Best Fashions from the 1970s  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Best fashions and trends popular during the decade of the 1970s


Fashion in the 1970s was unique and often exciting, with bright colors and prints. This list contains all of the greatest 70s fashions and tends, the looks people can’t help but remember when thinking about the decade. From platform shoes to catsuits, you’ll find the best and hottest fashions from the 1970s right here, ranked as the best. 

Would any discussion of 1970s fashion be complete without a mention of John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever? The butterfly collars, the polyester, the bell bottoms - Travolta captured the hottest 1970s fashions, the ones men,and often women, just had to imitate.

Women also had their own style icons in the 1970s - look no further than Farrah Fawcett. Her feathered hairstyle, often referred to as the "Farrah Fawcett Flick" became a favorite with women everywhere. “Charlie’s Angels,” in fact, drove much of the fashion in the 1970s, with women adopting trouser suits, high waisted jeans, and more.

On this list, you’ll find all of the hottest fashions from the 1970s, the ones you either remember wearing yourself, or have seen pictures of your parents wearing. Some 70s trends, such as clogs, have come back in style, while others, like the turban, haven’t quite returned to popularity. The 1970s fashion trends on this list are all indicative of the decade. Cast your votes below for the best fashions from the 1970s.


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Halter Dress

Halter Dress is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fashions from the 1970s
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Chuck Taylor All Star

Chuck Taylor All Star is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fashions from the 1970s
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High Waisted Jeans

High Waisted Jeans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fashions from the 1970s
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Afros is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fashions from the 1970s
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