Up until then, teenagers had tried to emulate women in decorum and dress. In the new era, we enjoyed our youth, threw away hats and gloves and wore full petticoats under circle skirts clinched in at the waist by tight belts.
I loved my time of youth and enjoyed bringing it out of storage to share with you. It's amazing that I've lived through so many changes. Leaving Australia behind 25 years ago, I now live in England.