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1963: The Year of the Revolution

Mad Men: Substance AND style. LOTS of style

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Mad Men is returning with its final episodes on April 5th, and there’s never been a better time to look back on the influence the show has had on popular culture over the past eight years. It’s rare for anything to garner as much buzz as Mad Men continually has, and it’s even rarer for a television show to actually influence our modern style and design. But there’s no denying that Mad Men has helped create a return to the retro-styling of the 1950s and ‘60s. When the show first aired, everyone was talking about the goings-on at Sterling Cooper, but we were also talking about the style: the red-lipped women in tight ‘50s dresses and circle skirts, the men…

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