- Francesca Rhodes
Guest Post Francesca Rhodes: Fabulously Feminine and Frilly 50's Fashions
The 1950s were a time when women's fashions were both more tailored and more elegant. Stars like Marilyn Monroe and Bettie Page were sex symbols showing off their curves in form-fitting ensembles. At the same time, everyone seemed to be a bit more dressed up, with matching sweater sets for women and proper hats for men. Popular television shows like Mad Men have brought the retro look into the twenty-first century. Women everywhere have responded, descending on vintage shops and online outlets that stock designer wear such as Vivetta designs. The fifties look has also influenced hairstyles and makeup. Stylish...