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HistoryThe end of World War 2 sparked a new era in politics, fashion and design. The economy was booming, more people than ever had jobs, and manufacturing and technology that once focussed on the war effort was now being put to use creating consumer goods like televisions and vacuum cleaners. The culture of rationing and ‘making do’ was on the way out, and in its place was a culture of abundance that was effortlessly disposable.

With the birth of rock and roll, parents were reminded just how big the generation gap was between them and their teenage children. They just wanted to have fun, and so did their parents!

While Teenagers were busy combing their hair into Quiffs and jiving to the sounds of Frankie Valli and Bill Haley and the Comets, their parents were entertaining their friends over cocktails.

 
 
   
 
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