The fashion and design of clothing that have been utilized by most TV present characters throughout the Fifties were each very daring and intriguing. From a style viewpoint, this was the rise of the ‘able to wear’ phenomenon. Tweeds swept the field for autumn: refined pebbly tweeds which got here to city in a big way especially in black and white. Everyone was able to wear the latest fashions.
Skirt lengths dropped an inch or possibly two, till 11 inches from the ground was the pronounced size; however right here again women suited themselves and barely varying lengths were seen, permissibly. This type had not modified much from the yr before; sapphire blues and emerald greens were still the commonest colours.
There were additionally skirts that have been so slim and fitted that women discovered it onerous to stroll. Loose coats in skinny silk have been worn over suits, and the prettiest evening coats were those which added no whit of extra heat but floated with the clear buoyancy of balloons over slim or crinoline night dresses.
With higher emphasis placed on one’s teenage years, many formal fashions were additionally marketed to this age group as school dances and proms turned an vital a part of the last decade and have since been an integral a part of teen life. Pleated skirts came in view, too, topped usually by middies (another Chanel-ism) or an overblouse.
Symington Corset Company of Market Harborough was one of the well-known intimate attire producers within the Fifties as they are the official producer of Dior’s corselettes and girdles. Frank Sinatra wearing the pleated trousers trendy in 1947. Dior’s nostalgic femininity of round shoulders, full skirts, padded hips and tiny waists replaced the boxy model of the wartime interval at WWII.