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50S FASHION FOR WOMEN (HOW TO GET THE 50S STYLE)

If you’re looking for fresh outfit inspiration, turning to the past is always a good option. After all, there are so many exciting styles and timeless looks that are just waiting to be re-worn. In particular, the ’50s make a great era to reference. Today, many key 1950’s pieces have found themselves once again in the fashion zeitgeist, making now the perfect time to give your contemporary style a retro twist. So, if you’re ready to infuse your wardrobe with a cool rockabilly touch or a sexy pin-up style, keep reading. Here’s our guide to ’50s fashion and style for women.

If you’re looking for fresh outfit inspiration, turning to the past is always a good option. After all, there are so many exciting styles and timeless looks that are just waiting to be re-worn. In particular, the ’50s make a great era to reference. Today, many key 1950’s pieces have found themselves once again in the fashion zeitgeist, making now the perfect time to give your contemporary style a retro twist. So, if you’re ready to infuse your wardrobe with a cool rockabilly touch or a sexy pin-up style, keep reading. Here’s our guide to ’50s fashion and style for women.

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50s Fashion

Fashion in the 1950s was exciting and diverse. There were new colors, fresh silhouettes, and different style options for different personalities. Today, the iconic decade is still heavily referenced in the fashion world. It is especially beloved for its chic retro style and funny looks, including pin-up and rockabilly subcultures. Key designs for the decade included dresses with cinched waists, pencil skirts, poodle skirts, gingham and polka dot garments, cropped sweaters and cardigans, and much more. The key shape for the decade was a feminine, exaggerated hourglass silhouette. Additionally, as this decade saw the birth of the teenage culture, a distinction between youth fashion and more mature styles also developed.

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