The Fifties

Mid 20th Century Style

When we look back at mid 20th Century style there is much to feel nostalgic about, which of course is why it’s still influencing us today. It’s sometimes hard to imagine that over seventy years have passed since the beginning of the 1950’s. Is it … Read More

1950s Designers and Fashion Houses

In other posts we’ve concentrated on specific people but in this one we take a look at 1950s designers and fashion houses in particular. Chanel Chanel has been a predominate name in the fashion industry, even today it is a household name that is a … Read More

1950s Fashion, Music, Hair, Homes

The Fifties was the decade in which the austerity of wartime rapidely receded to be replaced by wealth and growth that resulted burgeoning 1950s fashion. 1950s Britain The 1950s were a turning point for British culture. Beginning with Labour’s defeat by the Conservative Party in … Read More

7 1950s Fashion Designers Still Influencing Us Today

Just as today’s music is a product of past influences so too is fashion. Here are seven of the 1950s fashion designers still influencing us today. Christian Dior as a turning point in Fashion Christian Dior, born in Granville, Normandy, was an influential fashion designer … Read More