1950s style posts

1950s Style for 21st Century Women

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Here’s how five 1950s style looks – rockabilly, hot housewife, modern pin up, poodle skirt and sporty-varsity – can be worn without hesitation today. I provide advice on how to wear ’50s clothing without feeling like you’re wearing a costume and why 1950s style was the birth of American fashion and today, is one of the most popular vintage trends to incorporate into your everyday wardrobe.

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Good as Vintage Gold: 1950s Gold Sequin Dress for Magnum Ice Cream

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

1950s style marks an era of feminine glamour.1950s clothing inspired women to embrace their figures with hourglass silhouettes and hip-hugging cuts a la the pencil skirt and wiggle dress. I loved pairing my vintage ’50s dress and ’70s cuffs (from Sarara Vintage Couture) with a golden lip, lid and bronze cheeks. Here’s a look that’s inspiring me to “go gold” for a summer of vintage fashion love.

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Three Easy Ways to Wear 1950s Fashion

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Fashions of the ’50s were more varied than ever before especially considering movies, magazines and television were quickly introducing new looks. Thus, the amount of “trends” from the decade are much greater than that of previous eras. I believe that every woman can channel some fifties fashion into her wardrobe — and fast! — using these three easy suggestions of what to wear for modern vintage style.

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How 1950s Fashion Makes You Feel Like a Lady

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

1950s fashion was a decade of glamour, femininity and the return of European haute couture. Women were hungry for style, and the fashion freedom of the era inspired her gorgeous girl within to scream, “I am woman — see me dress!” Keep reading after the jump to learn how 1950s styles, tastes and trends can grow any girl’s wardrobe into one meant for a woman!

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