Women’s Pijamas

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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 a profound way. The end of World War II created a nesting period that is unparalleled in the 20th century and weddings were the conduit. American society pushed ahead with an era of new conservatism and some say that if you weren’t... Read the story →

1950’s Womens Trousers Pattern

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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 edge) Womens sewing pattern for misses sports separates. Sports separates – blouse, gathered four-gore skirt, tapered slacks and Bermuda shorts. Blouse is banded and buttoned at front, has set-in short or long sleeves. Long sleeves... Read the story →

Men’s Watches

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Men’s Watches

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Men’s …

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With women’s suits becoming more flamboyant than ever during the 1950’s and beyond, the male bathing costume was not to be outdone, resulting an explosion of color patterns and fancy detailing. “Cabana sets” consisting of matching boxer trunks and shirts with loud prints such as zebra stripes and pony prints enjoyed much popularity during this time. Boxer trunks were here to... Read the story →

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Women’s Pijamas

August 12th, 2009

Womens sewing pattern for misses pajamas. PJs in the Oriental mood offer ankle or shorter length pants and variety of looks. Made of fancy fabrics, they love lounging. Of washables, they love snoozing.... Read the story →

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1950’s Womens Trousers Pattern

August 12th, 2009

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 edge) Womens sewing pattern for misses... Read the story →

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Pants

August 11th, 2009

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 knickers, called knickers, were a practical... Read the story →

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50’s Sweatshirts

August 11th, 2009

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Dirndle Skirts Of The 1950’s

August 11th, 2009

Dirndle skirts were worn during spring, fall and summer, in high school in the 1950’s. Spelled “dirndl” today, they were usually cotton, with a gathered waist and a deep hem. The length was about... Read the story →

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The Circle Skirt

August 11th, 2009

In the early 1950’s, the world was breathing freely the fresh air of post-war modernism. Women’s kitchens had made cooking faster, which made entertaining much more common, and gave women more time... Read the story →

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Men’s Fashion

August 10th, 2009

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Men’s Watches

August 10th, 2009

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Women’s Watches

August 10th, 2009

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Fifties eyewear

August 10th, 2009

One unexpected facial accessory of 50s was spectacles. Frequently these were inlaid with diamante or scattered glitter dust. The exaggerated wings at the outer corners flared in the style of butterfly... Read the story →

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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... 

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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... 

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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... 

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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.... 

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Men’s …

With women’s suits becoming more flamboyant than ever during the 1950’s and beyond, the male bathing costume was not to be outdone,... 

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Men’s Swimwear

As the 1940s turned into the 1950s, the top was gone and bare chests were accepted in public. Link the page to:  

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50’s Hairstyles: A Victory for AquaNet

From June Cleaver to Sophia Loren, the female figures of the 1950’s exuded charm and elegance. image courtesy of USA Today. Young girls... 

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Women Hairstyles

The wars had almost ended, but the world was still unsafe. In 1950 the Korean War began, Truman ordered the construction of the hydrogen bomb,... 


 

 

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    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... 

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    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... 

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    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... 

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    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...