Mad Men is a drama about a prestigious ad agency in New York during the 1960s, centering around one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.
This is one of the television shows that has shaped the fashion zeitgeist and brought to life the decade in where many fashion traditions, mirroring social movements during the period, were broken.
It was the decade in where:
Jackie Kennedy introduced the pillbox hat,
|JFK and Jackie Kennedy (1963)|
false eyelashes were fashionable,
|International supermodel and fashion icon of the 60s Twiggy|
the afro was popular in the African-American community,
|Political activist Angela Davis|
designer Mary Quant introduced the mini-skirt (1964),
|Mary Quant (right)|