Glitz and glamour, two phrases that may be related to 50’s dresses. This was the time when women were just returning to their houses after the demands of wartime. The wartime scarcity of leather and metal compelled shoe designers to get more creative and, in consequence, shoes were cobbled from materials ranging from crocodile hide to cork.
Nonetheless, within the later a part of the fifties we see the origin of extra elaborate and complex hairstyles. Vintage attire have gotten like collectibles as they develop in worth due to the shortage of them. The length of the dresses and skirts were modest and below the knee stage.
Felt was generally used for the skirts as a result of it was inexpensive and fast and simple to sew. Among the most popular celebrities within the 1950’s embrace Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Ricky Nelson, and naturally, Elvis Presley. All the up and coming fashionistas are carrying over sized scarves round their necks wraps around their waists and wearing scarves as shirts skirts; you identify it and somebody is carrying it now in the twenty first century.
Shirtwaist attire worn without the petticoat had been referred to as house attire. Pencil skirts with matching jackets had been considered the unofficial uniform for working ladies. Teen women wore full dirndl or circular skirts adorned with a big applique on their clothes.
Skirts and dresses which were designed for casual wear have been usually fitted with pockets as a sensible afterthought. Along with poodle skirts and ponytails of the 50’s were crinoline petticoats, chiffon scarves and cats eye glasses. Though, their garments did not differ too much from the general development in fashion, ladies could possibly be seen wearing dresses fluffed out with petticoats and crinolines below the skirt.