Email This Page Email This Page

1950’s Fashion

The glamour stars reinvent the 1950’s fashion
The so-called “pin-up girls” of the ’50s are now the equivalent of today’s glamour supermodels, just not in that illustrated by nudity eroticism but tiny outfit links.

In time, celebrities such as Christina Aguilera, Scarlett Johansson, Freida Pinto and Keri Russell borrowed the look of the classic models, which have redefined American conservative culture.



The fifties’ fashion is back!
This season fashion creators propose returning to the ’50s fashion: voluminous skirts caught in late waist with belts, sweaters in pastel shades, “good girl look” outfits, but at the same time feminine.

British publication Daily Mail proposes several outfits inspired by those years, which can be easily be recreated with new pieces or reinventing clothing items that are already in the ladies wardrobe.

The ’50s remain in history as the collective mark of the “New Look” of Christian Dior. His wide skirts, which marked the thin waist, stressed the return of women to femininity, after the years of war marked by austerity and utilitaristic uniforms.

Dior’s pieces were constructed of large amounts of material, considered almost indecent in previous years, marked by rationalization and shortages of all kinds.

From the early to the late 1950s traditional, formal dress was generally the fashion. In the late 50’s, starting from 1957, the fashion restrains were more weak and teenagers promoted informal dress.

Christian Dior

The most influential fashion designer of the 1950s dominated fashion after World war II, by introducing the first great postwar collection, called the “New Look” by Life magazine’ s journalists.

Dior assumed that people wanted something new, revolutionary after the war, so he designed luxury clothing.

Jackets were pinched in at the waist, dresses had darts, shoulders become rounded and natural from longer squared, skirts were made so that woman retain her natual curves.

Like accessories women wore hats, gloves, purses, and shoes.

SPONSORED

 

  • Calendar

    April 2017
    M T W T F S S
    « Aug    
     12
    3456789
    10111213141516
    17181920212223
    24252627282930
  • Spread The Word

    Delicious Digg Stumbleupon Technorati Furl Reddit
  • wed5

    1950’s Brides

    The 1950s will be a decade forever linked to the advent of television, the American baby boom and the culture of the middle class suburb. This affected women in... 

    1950s Evening Wear4

    1950s Evening Wear

    Not all women could afford to wear couture designer clothes in the fifties and the majority of women wore mass produced goods. Yet fresh ideas and fashion concepts... 

  • trouserpattern3

    1950’s Womens Trousers Pattern

    Womens sewing pattern for misses spots outfit – shirt-jacket and long or short pants (envelope has light toning and some tears at opening and split at top... 

    trousers

    Pants

    Boys mostly wore long trousers in the 1850s, but we begin to see boys from affluent families wearing variously styled suits with bloomer knickers. These bloomer...