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1950’s period vogue was a lot impressed from the late ’40s, the ‘New Look’ by Christian Dior. The model and silhouette of the Nineteen Fifties could be recognized as female and structured. To present the outfit an outlined form Ladies wore cone-shaped bullet bras for a protruding bust to stability the hip curve, web petticoats for enhancing quantity in skirts, and girdles for a flat tummy and outlined hip-shape for an ideal hourglass determine. Couture designs have been now turning into common with ladies, as post-war Ladies developed extra love for procuring and looking out trendy always.   


Ladies within the early ’50s continued of their voluminous skirts and attire. 50’s swing gown was a standard model worn by ladies at dwelling and infrequently for working mild errands however with matching equipment on like jewellery, gloves, hat, or purse. The traditional 50’s skirt, Circle skirts have been worn over fluffy petticoats so as to add quantity. Within the late ’50s, voluminous skirts have been getting changed with slimmer skirts, the Sheath gown or Pencil skirts which outlined an hourglass form with a girdle worn beneath. Ladies additionally wore sack attire and shirt attire in the course of the day. The 1950 period was well-known for polka dot prints and geometric patterns.

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Within the early ’50s, wide-legged pants have been nonetheless in model, however later Ladies began embracing slender kinds like cigarette pants as much as ankle size, Capri pants as much as mid-calf size, and pedal pusher pants as much as knee size. Capri pants have been cuffed typically in the identical material as the highest.

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Eveningwear within the ’50s meant extra class and class. Ladies wore knee-length ball robes for an important day and full-length ball robes for a proper event. These Ball robes resembled very a lot the Cinderella robe fitted from the highest, voluminous beneath waist, strapless or off-shoulder model. Wealthy materials like satin, web, silk, and taffeta have been ultimate selections for night put on outfits.

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A girl within the ’50s was at all times dressed her finest. She beloved styling herself from hair, make-up to equipment matching with the outfit. Ladies matched hats in accordance with the event and elegance of the gown, coolie hat, pillbox, image model hat, or ballerina hat. For some informal events, a girl would use flowers as a hair accent. Hobo purse fabricated from plastic, straw, material, or mesh for the day and clutch to go along with night put on. Cotton gloves have been worn within the ’50s, quick gloves for the day and lengthy gloves for the night. Excessive-heeled courtroom footwear, kitten heels, ballet flats, or stilettoes for footwear with ornamental choices like bow or crystal clips. Pearl, gold, and beaded necklaces have been well-known jewellery selections within the ’50s.


Audrey Hepburn’s Gamine haircut was extremely popular amongst ladies within the 50’s. Some Ladies appreciated to model their hair in Poodle minimize. Make-up was easy and pure, pale pores and skin, brilliant lips, and doe-eyed eyeliner.

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