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1960s: Braless Bra-burning became of symbol of the women's liberation movement in the late 1960s, and even though very few bras were actually burned, many women did stop wearing them for a while.
However, as more women entered the workforce, bras were once again all-but-required.
In a recent piece for T magazine, Suzy Menkes heralds the end of what she calls a "decade of slut style," and a return to modesty on the runways.
(Yeah, we had a thing or two to say about that.) But if history is any indication, provocative fashion is nothing new and not going anywhere anytime soon.
Click through to read our brief account of fashion's most revealing moments through the ages.
What got people riled up (sometimes just a glimpse of ankle)—and what didn't (a whole lotta cleavage in the 1500s)—might surprise you.
Which means most women let their thongs peek out of those jeans at one point or another.
It was the decade that aerobic workout gear hit the streets, which meant lots of cropped tees worn with high-waisted jeans.
Women wore stockings and very long skirts year-round to prevent even a sliver of ankle from peeking out.
The legs of wooden tables were even covered because they too closely resembled a female's appendages.
The Past Decade: Pop ' Sluts' Despite the headways women have made over the past 100 years, we still dress pretty conservatively day-to-day (even given the thongs and the crop tops and the mini skirts). Stars like Madonna and Cher paved the way for Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and Lil' Kim to wear revealing clothes onstage and off.
And yes, sadly, many people still consider those looks "slutty" rather than avant-garde or just women expressing themselves.Of course, Puritanical types eschewed these styles, and by the Victorian era, it was deemed inappropriate for women to flaunt their bosoms.1890s: Ankles The Victorians may have raised necklines, but they were also adamantly against flaunting a bit of leg.1200-1800s: Décolletage Up until the late 1800s, it was actually quite fashionable to show off your cleavage.