When one says, "The 1970s," a few moments typically come to mind: President Nixon throwing up the victory sign after resignation, the anti-Vietnam War protests, the rise of disco (and bell bottoms and afros) and the pinnacle of rock 'n' roll. But out all of the decade's contributions to pop culture history, none are we more nostalgic for than its women.

There's something about the women of the '70s that just can't be emulated today. Be it their general carefree persona, their fondness for going bra-less or their favorable reception to mustachioed men. 

We can't pinpoint the precise reason why we're enamored with the babes of the past, but maybe it'll all make sense after you click through The 70 Hottest Women of the '70s

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