50's Clothing Fashion Tips
The 1950's was a time when women like to show off their bodies and boys wanted to reveal their bad side. Fashion was coming into play and there were popular fashions that everyone loved or tried to love. Talk about Grease and lots of it!
50s Fashion Trends
Skirts: Pencil and poodles skirts were the popular choice among women. Poodle skirts were wide skirts that had a patched pooled on the right bottom part of the skirt. Pencil skirts were also popular; they were long below the knee and very tight, straight just like a pencil.
Leather: The cool leather jacket was a must for the boys in the 1950's of course leather equivaleted to cool. Boys felt that the leather jacket help attract girls. Of course the collar had to be worn up to show off their bad boy look.
Gloves: Gloves were a very popular accessory in the 1950's, seeing a woman without gloves in those days, is like seeing a celebrity without make up in these days, which is very rare. Gloves would be worn to fancy restaurants, parties and whatever special occasion, even though gloves came in all lengths and patterns. The most popular type of gloves worn was white short gloves.
Figured Dresses: Looking like a lady required wearing heels, gloves and beautiful dresses, especially dresses that accentuated a lady's figure. Girdles were usually worn underneath dresses so the women can show off their bodies. Older women wore revealing dresses.
Shoes Fashion: Shoes were simple and plain during the 1950's and some people opted for ballet slippers, plain black and white shoes that resembled sneakers or the women loved to wear stilettos or spiked heels.