Fashion of the 1950s

The love for clothes

Fashion in the 1950s varied greatly from the beginning to end. Maybe not quite as extreme as the 60s,1950s fashion saw the introduction of many new styles. People were beginning to feel a little more freedom when it came to their fashion choices. No longer did people feel like they had to conform to a certain look for certain situations. Fashion was very important to people in the 1950s.
Fun Facts

  • A 1950s fad was for girls to wear a men's shirt on the outside there jeans.(retro waste)
  • A sweater with a collared shirt under it was a smart look in high school. (Retro waste)
  • Men wore both casual shoes and dress shoes as a part of there 50s fashions. (Vintage dancer)
  • It is a violation to wear scanty shorts because they are so short. (American Dream)
  • A coonskin cap was a big trend for boys in the 1950s. (Wikipedia)
  • Most suits in the 1950s were double breasted. (Alison Marie)


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Dressing a Nation. Minneapolis: Alison Marie, 2012. Print.

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