I Wore Bell Bottoms In the 70's

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    And I'd Wear 'em Today If They Fit

    I am really happy I grew up and came of age in the 70's. I was born mid 60's so my teenage years straddle the 70's and 80's and I identify with music of the 60's. I loved my bells. I had them in several shades of faded denim, several colors of corduroy and still have my one...
    qazrazl qazrazl
    41-45, F
    4 Responses May 21, 2009

    When Bell Bottoms Ruled the World.

    God yes I wore 'em. In the 70's , at least in the San Francisco area where I grew up, if you didn't wear bell bottoms you were a jock or just plain way uncool! Note the Skynyrd pic above, they're all wearing bell bottoms.  Levis also made "big bells" and the...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    12 Responses May 21, 2009

    Bell Bottoms

    Looking at my parents old pictures, my mom had a few pairs and I laughed at the style they worn..  When the bell bottoms came back out, I was like, what is this fashion all about?   I hated it at first and became to like it.  I like bell bottoms and no I...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2010

    Yes! And lime green Nheru jackets,

    along with sandals and no socks! Loved it! - Katt
    deleted deleted
    Sep 18, 2015

    Loved My Bells

    I had these incredible bell bottoms the we called "Elephant bells. They were so huge I could have cut the bottom off and made a skirt. They dragged on the ground and got all frayed and had thread five inches long dragging on them. That was considered wicked cool! With my waist...
    LyndaLeigh LyndaLeigh
    46-50, T
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2011

    Work Great With Boots

    I liked Bell Bottoms because they are perfect with boots...DD
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    2 Responses May 21, 2009

    Oh My Goodness

    and I used to sew triangular inserts into the bottoms to make them really wide ... usually in flowery material or possibly paisley pattern ... oh my ... **mortified**
    womaninbliss womaninbliss
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Apr 25, 2012

    I Wore Bell Bottoms But Not In The 70's.

    I actually started wearing bell bottoms back in middle school & throughout all of high school. All of my teachers thought that I was the coolest of the cool since I owned real bell bottoms. I got 'em from my aunts & other friends parents since my friends refused to wear 'em. I'm...
    TexanWoman84 TexanWoman84
    26-30, F
    Oct 4, 2010

    I Wore The Modern Rendition 2 Weeks Ago

    Back then I also wore Indian cotton halter tops, made my own love beads and absolutely loved the music on the radio. And I am still really really ticked off that my mother threw away my Peter Max sneakers!!!!
    warmwhisper warmwhisper
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 26, 2010
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