Retro Dance Fashions: What Year Is It?


By Susan Epstein of Dance Pathways

I have long maintained that, unless you really know dance shoes, if I took a photo in a dance studio, on stage or in a catalog, would you really be able to guess what year it was taken? Counter that with taking a photo of people walking down the street or in a regular consumer catalog and I’ll bet you get within a year or two of the actual date. Don’t believe me? Give it a try!

A. SE_danceyear_post

B. SE_dancefashion_post2

C. SE_dancefasion_post3

Answers: A) 1979, B)1990, C)1977
All photos from Taffy’s Dancewear Catalogs, King Douglas photographer
1 Comment
  1. […] change, shoe construction changes, but overall we look the same, year after year.  Here’s a fun quiz recently posted on Dance […]

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