Posts tagged 60s festival
60s Fashion and its Origins in Subcultures

At The Whitaker, we’ve been looking at all the ways that the 60s changed the lives of those in the valley at the time, including music, food and nostalgic stories.

A highly influential part of this era were the fashions, which were usually driven by the prevalence of youth culture. In this post, we’ll be discussing those subcultures that sprung up over the decade and the trends that they created.

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Midnight Cowboy: The controversy that divided a nation

The film follows the unlikely friendship of a conman (Dustin Hoffman) and a very naive male prostitute (Jon Voight), as they hustle their way through the seedy underbelly of New York.

This moving, gritty and often bleak story still holds a place in the American Film Institutes top 100 films, but it wasn’t without its controversy.

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