1950s

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

3 Top 1950s Fashion Designers

Here are just three of the top 1950s fashion designers. This post is best read in sequence with our others on the fashion designers of the 20th Century. Coco Chanel The only designer to ever be named in ‘Time: The Top 100 Most Important People … 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

Vintage Dresses – 1940s & 1950s

These days it’s quite normal to find many different dress styles in the same decade. Vintage dresses are fairly commonplace today.. The 1940s were less complicated, at least from a fashion point of view, and dresses followed one of two main styles. Until 1947, they … Read More

Vintage Fashion 1940s & 1950s

The 1940s was the decade of the Second World War. We were either in the midst of the bloodiest conflict in history, or living with its aftermath. The War ended in 1945, but it had a profound impact on fashion, and this lasted until the … Read More