Angel Sleeve Dresses/Blouses

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The flower children hippies of the 1960s let go of convention and shrouded themselves in soft and fluid fabrics when they adopted the gypsy style wardrobe.

Angel (or bell) sleeves - think bellbottoms for sleeves - dripped from the arms and sailed in the wind. Layers of chiffon, lace and macramé streamed off of shoulders, wing-like, nearly touching the ground.

Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac popularised the fanciful trend when she brought gypsy chic to the stage, and her fans followed.