Sniffing the wind for something new, trend-spotter Kristin Palla noticed a rekindled interest in Biba, a lifestyle that has threatened a return for some time...

Sniffing the wind for something new, trend-spotter Kristin Palla noticed a rekindled interest in Biba, a lifestyle that has threatened a return for some time now. Maybe this time it's here to stay?

The Hippie and Mod fashion movements of the 1960’s overlapped one another time-wise, but their respective followers defined different lifestyles, goals, and dogma. You were Hippie or you were Mod in the same way someone today is viewed as a Republican or Democrat, Conservative or Liberal. Now style isn’t nearly as succinct, nor orderly. It’s safe to say that fewer individuals today envision themselves fitting into a single category, and thus they are less inclined to conform to style “boundaries”.

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