Dior’s 1947 New Look had symbolized a new hope and by the Nineteen Fifties both the hope and the style have been absolutely embraced. Improvements in textile expertise following the struggle resulted in new materials such as spandex, volleyball shorts and easy-care material finishes that fitted the suburban life-style of the Nineteen Fifties with its emphasis on casual sportswear for each women and men.
But for dress events outdoors the home, for going downtown or to church, attire have been still a must. Paris, cut off from the world through the conflict, once again became the middle of style. Nonetheless, Dior’s preliminary look continued to dominate for a few years with fashion wanting nostalgically to the past with its boned bodices and full petticoats.
White, fold down, booby socks have been worn with informal sneakers however in any other case most skirts and attire needed a pleasant pair of stockings. Australian ladies started wanting the identical fashion as celebrities they noticed in Vogue magazines. Brief hair was curled on the ends with bobby pins, appearing in fashion magazines for a classy but free look.
Slim fitting trousers for girls, primarily based on the men’s model of the day had started to become part of socially acceptable costume for women however these have been more for daring rock’n’roll youngsters, for most girls dresses had been the only suitable merchandise of clothes for all occasions.
While the shoes of the previous many years had been still acceptable and worn continuously throughout this period, we now have the 1950s fashion to thank for the invention of the stilettos. Males wore critical, somber enterprise suits at their newly created office jobs, and leisure fits or slacks on weekends.