A Look Back: 1970s Women’s Fashion
Published: May 2, 2014 11:26PM
Updated: May 2, 2014 02:43PM
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Four creations by the Tita Rossi fashion house of Rome, which were presented at the show of Italian spring-summer fashions opening in Rome, were on a pre-view at the famed Spanish steps in the center of Rome, Jan. 17, 1970. In background the church of the Most Holy Trinity of the Mountains with an ancient Egyptian Obelisk standing before it. The outfits at display are left to right: A maxicoat of white, green and brown printed wool; a dress and cape of red, white and black fancy designed tweed; a complete outfit of double-faced white wool printed with red designs; and a red and brown minidress worn with a matching maxi-coat and leather boots high above the knee. (AP Photo/Mario Torrisi)

Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week’s installment features photos of 1970s women’s fashion around the world.

Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here is a sampling:

Salt Lake City concerts from the 1970s-1990s

Salt Lake City female bus, taxi drivers in 1942

Utah’s funeral rites and processions

The YMCA in Salt Lake City

Baseball in Utah around 1900

Black pioneers and settlers in Utah

Women’s fashion from 1949-50

Key moments in Utah Jazz history

Historical images of Sugar House

Past Sundance Film Festival parties

Utah firefighters at the turn of the 19th century

Historic bars and saloons in Utah

Early settlers in Idaho

The 1988 Yellowstone fire

Early Utah mansions and homesteads

Pony Express, postal service and telegraph in Utah

The mining ghost town of Mercur

Construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle

Historic buildings in Utah

30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

Hunting and fishing in the early 1900s

BYU, Utah football programs

Saloons, brewing companies in Utah around 1900

Historic photos of Temple Square