Then and now: Yves Saint Lauren in 1958 on the Dior show at Blenheim, and Kate Beckinsale at the 2016 present at the country home. The Nineteen Fifties noticed the introduction of a brand new range of artificial clothes materials like nylon, acrylic polyester and vinyl. Nylon, no longer needed for wartime parachutes, turned a vogue staple used to make hose, lingerie, blouses, and sportswear.
Improvements in textile technology following the struggle resulted in new fabrics similar to spandex, volleyball shorts and simple-care fabric finishes that fitted the suburban lifestyle of the 1950s with its emphasis on informal sportswear for both men and women.
It seemed that, since the finish of World Battle II, trend was taking a long time to settle into an accepted type which would stand, historically, as the look of the mid-century; but possibly it was part of the character of the time to allow this latitude for ladies to go well with themselves instead of forcing them right into a mold that might be suitable or unsuitable.
When epitomising vintage vogue the mind will routinely think of this era, is it is by far one of the most iconic periods of time that stands out …