THE HIPPIE MOVEMENT By: Alexis Begrowicz and Emily Ladd
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Introduction What is a hippie?
What is the difference between an old hippie and a new hippie?
Once a hippie, always a hippie?
To understand the way of the hippie we must look at the birth of it, the important people, the hair and clothing styles, and how they have changed from the 1960‟s to today.
Outline What is a hippie?
Birth of the hippie Why did this era begin Famous hippies
Hippie music Hairstyles Clothing and style Hippies then and now
What is a Hippie? Drug users or rock „n‟ roll fans A person who lived in the 1960s
Rejected established institutions and values
Folksy clothing, beads, headbands Believed in values such as peace, love and happiness
Birth of the Hippies Youth movement in U.S. in 1960s
Spread to other countries
Term “hippie” is originated from the word hipster
Started in San Francisco, CA in the Haight- Ashbury district
Why did this Era begin? Reaction against Vietnam War
Attempted to break from societal norms
Supported the Civil Rights Movement
Promoting the idea of peace, love, unity and freedom
Famous Hippies Bob Dylan
Hippie Music Used music to express themselves Emotionally Spiritually Politically
Songs normally written about love, nature, peace, and drugs
Hippie Music cont. Psychedelic Music- inspired by LSD (Jefferson Airplane)
Folk Music- used to protest( Bob Dylan)
Pop Hippie- music was mainstream (The Beatles)
Hairstyles • Long natural hair
Did not spend time styling
• Parted down the middle
• Accessorized with headbands or flowers
Clothing and Style • peace symbol • Fringe
• Bell bottom jeans • Tie dye • Worn out jeans •
boots or leather sandals
• Combat style vests
Clothing and Style cont. Counter-culture idea Handmade Natural Vibrant colors
Hippies Then and Now Still around today
Not as present Wanted to be free from materialistic values
Protested against war
Today protest superficial trend