Fifties Fashion

The brand new silhouette demanded a new figure and a veritable deluge of undergarments filled the lingerie departments. A fashion house also refers to what we would think of as the ‘brand,’ -The House of Chanel, the House of Balenciaga, the Home of Cavalli, and so on. Designers held fashion shows twice a year, and the U.S. and Britain typically purchased the rights to copy the garments (or just stole the designs) and churned out cheaper versions to be sold in malls.

Well-dressed girls wore elbow size gloves with formal or night put on, which included short sleeved attire or strapless robes. White, fold down, booby socks have been worn with informal footwear however otherwise most skirts and dresses wanted a nice pair of stockings.

Two iconic purses got here out of the 1950’s which can be thought of vogue staples to today: The Hermes Kelly” bag (so named for it is recognition with Grace Kelly), and Chanel’s quilted leather bag that hung from a sequence (the 2.55).

Underpinnings have been a really necessary part of the 1950s trendy woman’s outfit in womens wear. In 1957, only ten years into his meteoric rise, the fashion world was surprised, when Christian Dior died of a coronary heart assault, leaving his fashion home to be run by his one and only personal assistant.

Trend remained intentionally fluid, throwing out feelers in all directions, once they all swing one feelers had been forged within the direction of the Nineteen Twenties, particularly by Hardy Amies in London, who showed fits with straight unbelted hip-hugging jackets over straight skirts.