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March 8, 2024

30 Fascinating Snaps Capture Women at Beach in the 1950s

The post-war economic boom meant that people were not only spending more money they also wanted luxurious new styles. Flared dresses using oodles of fabric and fantastic hats and shoes were all extremely popular. This economic boom also resulted in the return of fashion. The make do and mend mentality of the 1940s was coming to an end, and with it a new range of colorful clothing, and stylish shoes and accessories all came to the fore in the 1950s as a decade.

For summer, things got really fun. It was more socially accepted to show more skin. Many women found inspiration from film and TV shows as well as the starlets themselves and what they wore in their own time as well as the clothing and styles of their characters.

Take a look at these fascinating snapshots to see what women’s beachwear styles looked like during the 1950s.

1 comment:

  1. Women supposedly had bellybuttons in the 50s, but I don't believe it.




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