Saigon Restaurant 1970
Saigon Skyline 1970
Mentions of the 70s today might conjure up images of chunky accessories, puffy hairdos and synth-laden music. Looking at these photos of 1970 Saigon taken by American shoulder Dick Hughey proves that the southern metropolis is not immune to global fashion influences. However, local fashionistas also incorporated Vietnam’s traditional costume – the versatile and elegant áo dài – into their daily streetwear, in addition to typical 70s styles like short dresses and bold patterns.
Have a gander at Saigon’s street fashion in 1970 below:
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