Opposition to war was a big part of counterculture.This poster not only shows the anti-war sentiment of the decade, but also contains aspects of the hippie culture with the phrase "Make Love" and the peace symbol.
Evening dress "Marly," by Balmain, 1962. Silk chiffon, organza and velvet with silk and metal-thread and bead embroidery by House of Lesage. Worn by Queen Sirikit of Thailand. Collection of Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles. Photo of Queen Sirikit wearing the dress, c. 1963, via TimeOut.com.
This summer, the Tower 2014 installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower.