The Sack Suit and Men's Fashion in the 1950s?

Answer Sack suits are an iconic example of men's fashion in the United States. By the 1950s the style emerged with a greater popular appeal, one which coincided with the social phenomenon that followed th... Read More »

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1950s-Era Men's Fashion?

In the 1950s men's fashion was about conformity. Women wore poodle skirts and pearls and men resorted to drab suits, identically matching the neighbors. Casual looks for men were slacks and a cardi... Read More »

1950s Fashion Hairstyles?

The 1950s was a time of poodle skirts and letterman jackets. Hair was an important aspect of fashion in the 1950s, dominated by ponytails, or rollers and teasing, for women and slicked-back looks f... Read More »

1950s Women's Fashion & Hairstyles?

The 1950s was a stylish, yet conservative, era for women's fashion. Ladies wore long skirts, and pants were not yet seen as acceptable everyday wear for women. Women were expected to always be well... Read More »

How to Dress in the American 1950s Fashion?

After World War II, there were some major fashion changes. The 1940s silhouette had wide shoulders and a short skirt, but the 1950s styles were hourglass in shape (fitted body with small shoulder, ... Read More »