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Mar122007

The New Christy Minstrels (1966)


I came across this New Christy Minstrels album cover in the Retro Records Flickr Group. Clothes of the paleo-future are often impractical but I really don't mind what this woman is wearing. The bug-eyed helmet is the only thing that seems absurdly unnecessary. Otherwise, it seems like pretty standard 1960's mod fashion.

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Hey, I own that album! I love their '60s covers!

March 13, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterElspeth

Probably that was some woman hanging around the studio or the photog's office.

Still doesn't explain the helmet.

March 23, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterSteve Muhlberger

The ensemble was designed by Rudi Gernreich, who's probably most famous for designing the "Monokini."

March 29, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterCipher

How do you know for a fact that Rudi Gernreich designed that dress?

May 11, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDevi B.-Luna

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