Fashionable Fifties

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Fashionable Fifties

The Somewhat Fashionable

Men's WearSuits that the men wore became broad-shouldered and double-breasted. The trousers were also getting bigger and were rimmed with cuffs. Plaids were fashionable and a popular fabric. Bermuda shorts were also extremely sought after and often worn with knee-length socks. Men also wore knit shirts and sweaters.Plaids were fashionable and a popular fabric. Bermuda shorts were also extremely sought after and often worn with knee-length socks. Men also wore knit shirts and sweaters. Plaids were becoming fashionable and more popular along with bermuda shorts. They also wore knit shirts and sweaters.

Fifties

Fashion Trends for WomenThe hourglass figure was highlighted by the outfits worn. Mostly everything made was to help enhance a women's figure. They began wearing tailored suits which combined peplum jackets with pencil skirts and pedal pushers. Poodle skirts were a big hit in the fifities. The day to day dresses were normally patterned, with a full skirt and a fitted bodice.

Fabulous Fifities Hairstyles Ducktails were popular for men. Since there were no blow dryers back then they had to use a lot of grease to create the look. For women, soft curly hair was a must. Straight hair was out and short hair was in. Younger women tied there hair back and circled it with a scarf.

Natural, Glowing, MakeupA peaches and cream complexion was the basis of any makeup look during the fifities. The foundations were applied as either a liquid or as pressed powder. Eyebrows were usually narrowed. Blush and eye shadow were lightly applied what achevied natural look.


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