These Are The Bizarre Qualities That Men Found Alluring In The ‘60s

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For many people, the 1960s are considered to be an era of great change when it comes to gender roles. However, women still had to adhere to rigid societal expectations – many of which were forced upon them by members of the opposite sex. And quite frankly, some of the things men found attractive at the time were downright bizarre.

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40. Bare legs

The 1960s gave rise to arguably one of the biggest fashion moments of all time – the miniskirt. Popular amongst young women of the day, the leg-baring garment would come to represent an entire era of sexual emancipation. But at the time, wearing the item was, for some, simply an easy way to rebel against parents.

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39. Flawless pins

Given the popularity of the miniskirt, having flawless legs became a new concern for women. So, long before Kim Kardashian launched her own line of body make-up, ladies in the 1960s started painting up their pins to ensure they looked perfect. Women had drawn on their legs before – but that was during the Second World War, when stockings were scarce.

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