The Fabulous 1950s Dresses
Dior’s 1947 New Look had symbolised a new hope and by the fifties both the hope and the style were fully embraced.
hems fell and hems rose but the hourglass silhouette remained. In addition to the full skirt, slender pencil skirts were worn too. The emphasis on silhouette and form created a dependency on foundation garments – bullet bras, corselets, waist-cinchers and girdles pulled in, pushed out and persuaded while crinolines lifted and shaped full-circle skirts. Look at our collection of Vintage Clothing these pieces are ideal for that special occasion outfit when 'going vintage' will guarantee that nobody will be wearing the same outfit. Also ideal if you are off to Goodwood Revival, or other vintage events you can get the look by teaming with vintage accessorsies hats scarves and jewellery to get the look.