fashion through the decades (a short course of history 40s-50s)

fashion through the decades (a short course of history 40s-50s)

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40s

WWII

Minimalist design

Broad shoulders

Military uniform

X silhouette

Length of skirts and dresses became shorter

Imitation of stockings

Colors: black, blue, khaki, grey

Floral print, polka dot

Pencil skirt

Shawls, scarves and berets instead of hats

Red lipstick

Marlene Dietrich

50s

New Look

Christian Dior

Sun-flared skirt

Corset

Costume Jewelry

Sunglasses

Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Sophia Loren, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot