Story: City styles

Big hair and tight jeans, 1964 (2nd of 3)

Big hair and tight jeans, 1964

These Auckland teenagers are dressed in the height of 1964 fashion as they confidently cross a street in central Auckland, sporting beehive hairdos, tight jeans and sturdy boots. The Beatles and their look were in, and they formed the soundtrack to the lives of young people like these.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: Auckland Weekly News, 1 July 1964

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City styles - City fashion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/24572/big-hair-and-tight-jeans-1964 (accessed 2 June 2020)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010