‘1950s – Full Skirted Dresses’ Category

1950s – Full Skirted Dresses

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

For day, calf length, small waisted full skirted cotton and cotton satin or seersucker dresses with covered matching fabric belts, in beautiful floral and botanical prints, such as cabbage roses were typical choices.  Autumnal leaves or green ferns, cherries and acorns all looked good in lustrous cotton sateen and were used for dress and scarf fabric prints.  Fresh looking gingham checks, spots and  diamond trellis checks were also popular and all make for very collectible fifties vintage now.

 

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