15 Groovy Photos Of High School Fashion In 1969
In 1969, Life magazine explored the "freaky new freedoms" of fashion seen on high school students across the country. The inspiring fashion from that year is a far cry from the Aeropostale, Forever 21, and American Eagle clothing worn by students today.
Chris Farley, King Of Pain
"After the shoot I looked at the [more somber] pictures and thought, 'You know, Chris is a really fun-loving, sweet guy -- that was certainly our experience with him," photographer Chris Buck told Life Magazine. "I put them away and didn't really think about it. Then a couple years later he passed away, and it was quite tragic. I read a lot about his life in the last year or so before he died, and I remembered I'd done this setup with him that was a little more quiet. I pulled the contact sheets out, and I was floored by how much this picture spoke to who he was in a way that I didn't even really know at the time."