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I Used To Wear …

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Bib overalls, no shirt, a straw hat and I went barefoot.
Otis Linam, Victoria EC | Victoria

Blue suede cowboy boots.
Leon Castaneda Jr., Panola-Harrison EC | Marshall

White lipstick in the ’60s—and we thought we looked good.
Gwen Spiess, Bluebonnet EC | Brenham

Underwear with no slot in front—made by my mom from flour sacks.
Jack Howard, Wood County EC | Winnsboro

Parachute pants.
Glenn Quesenberry, Hamilton County EC | Hico

Leisure suits and platform shoes.
John Monk, United Cooperative Services | Godley 

Sears Toughskins jeans.
Ron Conrad, CoServ | Cross Roads

Hand-me-downs—and always felt so special.
Judy Pickel | Via Facebook

Hello Kitty hair doodles—in college.
Pamela Doiron, Bluebonnet EC | Lexington

A regular, ordinary hat instead of a hard hat.
Jackson Electric Cooperative | Via Facebook

Bell-bottom windowpane Levi’s.
Elisardo Vigil, Pedernales EC | Canyon Lake

A regular-sized red bandana as a summer top.
Cindy Pistorius, Farmers EC | Quinlan

Out the seat of my bluejeans.
Patrick Thompson, Pedernales EC | Oak Hill

Bell bottoms and moon shoes.
Stan Wilkins, Bowie-Cass EC | Bivins

Parachute pants. Back then we also called them M.C. Hammer pants.
Rebecca Vance, Wood County EC | Mineola

Bell bottoms.
Janet Woodall, Victoria EC | Victoria

Tube tops!
Bev Benn, Bryan Texas Utilities | Wixon Valley

My hair “ratted” up 4 or 5 inches on top of my head!
Judy Martin, Pedernales EC | Boerne

I am 82 years old, and back in the ’60s and early ’70s, I wore Levi’s bell bottoms and still have them. They still fit and are in great condition. At the time my whole family wore the same size, and when I wanted to wear my jeans, I would have to hide a pair from my children.
Bayward Baker, South Plains EC | Shallowater

Leisure suits.
Ken McEachern, Cherokee County EC | Bullard

Kelly Schaefer, Bluebonnet EC | Prairie Lea

Hot pants with knee-high suede boots! Of course, this was 1973.
Carol Svrcek, Fayette EC | La Grange

Daisy Duke shorts!
Virginia Ratkovich, Pedernales EC | Burnet

High-platform disco shoes.
Joe Trevino Jr., Bartlett EC | Killeen

Hot pants and go-go boots!
Jane Rosamond, Bandera EC | Leakey

Go-go boots and hot pants!
Deborah Miller, Cherokee County EC | Cushing

Hot pants and go-go boots!
Mary Pigg, Deep East Texas EC | Center

A chip on my shoulder.
W. Grant Braly, Guadalupe Valley EC | Cuero

Flip-flops with socks!
Sherri Garrett, Rusk County EC | Kilgore

Shoulder pads!
Susan Shepler, Nueces EC | Goliad

Bandanas rolled and tied around my forehead.
Norma Armstrong, Sam Houston EC | Woodville

Bobby socks.
Penny Haulman, Tri-County EC | Granbury

Blue jeans with holes in the knees before they were considered fashionable.
John Glyn Wernette, Medina EC | Castroville

Michelle Lamm-Faries, United Cooperative Services | Stephenville

A dress I made from a tablecloth, with fringe on it.
Georgette Clark, Tri-County EC | Azle

Brush curlers in my hair with picks while I slept.
Kathy L’Huillier, Bandera EC | Comfort

Bell bottoms in wild colors.
Pam Mullins, United Cooperative Services | Alvarado

Knickers—but then, I do have great legs.
Star Carey, Pedernales EC | Canyon Lake

Long hair with feathered bangs—looked like a mullet out of control.
Pamela Nicholson, Taylor EC | Sweetwater

A Nudie Cohn leisure suit!
Ross Schumann, Pedernales EC | Dripping Springs

Peach pomade in my flattop haircut (when I was 13).
Wayne Hall, MidSouth EC | Montgomery

Old boots to church.
Lloyd Powell, Farmers EC | Quinlan