Mini Dresses were so scandalous back then. Yep, I wore them, it was just fashion. Had mini skirts too. The trip was the nylons and garter belt right before pantyhose. Maybe pantyhose were out because otherwise you could not wear the mini-skirts.
Her nickname Twiggy, which was derived from Twigs, referred to her eyelashes not her thin figure. Girls around the world wanted to have lashes like the mod supermodel. As seen in this ad for fake lashes!