Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

26th May 2012

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"Lounging in the psychedelically painted doorway of the Electric Circus, a discothèque in New Yorks East Village hippie district, a girl wears a feathered garter ($7) which goes with her Indian-style headband ($5), like the star dress ($26) they come from discothèque’s boutique." (link)

In today’s prices:
Feathered garter: $45.20
Headband:  $32.28
Star Dress: $167.87

The federal minimum wage in 1967 was $1.40/hour (link.)  You had to be pretty well-off to be a NYC hippie.

"Lounging in the psychedelically painted doorway of the Electric Circus, a discothèque in New Yorks East Village hippie district, a girl wears a feathered garter ($7) which goes with her Indian-style headband ($5), like the star dress ($26) they come from discothèque’s boutique." (link)

In today’s prices:
Feathered garter: $45.20
Headband: $32.28
Star Dress: $167.87

The federal minimum wage in 1967 was $1.40/hour (link.) You had to be pretty well-off to be a NYC hippie.

Tagged: east villageelectric circusnew yorkhippiesold new yorkvintage new york1960s

Source: sweetjanespopboutique.blogspot.com

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