I'm no expert. The history of women's fashion, or the particular waxing and waning of trends within styles within movements within epochs, etc - it's a mystery to me. I thought pink had crested with Jackie Kennedy, and here it's 1966 and pink is still touted as the look of the season.

So don't expect wisdom or insight in the following pages - just lots of pictures of clothing from a period that was leaving behind the style and poise of the post-war era, and moving into the mess of the late 60s and early 70s.

Let's begin!