‘1950s Shirtwaisters’ Category

1950s Shirtwaisters

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009


As the 50’s decade progressed shirt styles were put atop the waist of either a straight or full skirt making the shirtwaist dress a popular practical style among young and old alike. 1950s shirtwaisters often had three quarter sleeves and turn back cuffs. As fabrics they used typical colour combinations being navy and white, emerald and white or candy pink and white as well as plain solid strong colours like turquoise or coral.

 

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