1950’s Fashion – Vintage Paris Catwalk Show

https://glamourdaze.com/ This is a real gem from the vaults The Universal newsreel public domain archive . Up until the 1950’s Haute Couture or High Fashion traditionally catered for the upper class and wealthy. Now they began to seek a wider market, and within a year of a gown appearing on the catwalk in Paris or … Continue reading “1950’s Fashion – Vintage Paris Catwalk Show”

THE ULTIMATE FASHION HISTORY: The 1950s

In this episode of The Ultimate Fashion History, we’re heading into the stylish 1950s where Mid-Century optimism clashed with Cold War paranoia, and where the return to femininity seen in Dior’s ‘New Look’ and the chic sophistication of the Chanel Cardigan Suit lay in stark contract to both the leather-clad rockers and/or the finger-clicking Beatniks … Continue reading “THE ULTIMATE FASHION HISTORY: The 1950s”