Hard to beat the snazzy 70s fashion.
Though the reality is not much has changed in the idea of “self-defense” as being a basic list of “surprise” stomps and jabs meant to be available to any untrained individual and meant to shock an attacker long enough for an escape. .
The essential truth however is that practice of these various moves is still a requirement that any bell-bottom wearing hippy still requires, despite the fact that “nutting” a male assailant may be effective.
In granny’s day the Dickensian attackers could be subdued with well-aimed shots to the snoot with the tip of a Victorian walking stick.
We unfortunately are left with the facts of our time in history, hard sweaty work required if you want to survive a more realistic self-defense encounter, and even then no promises.