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Grey pearl embellished turtle neck jumper. Grey hacci boat neck long sleeve top. Khaki hacci pearl embellished V neck jumper. White embellished button-up shirt.
Black diamante embellished shoulder T-shirt. Black ribbed diamante shoulder high neck top. Bright pink bardot neck knitted jumper. Copper ribbed velvet cami top. Light brown knit ribbed high neck top. Light pink brushed rib high neck top. Orange brushed ribbed high neck bodysuit. Red leopard print tie front shirt. Teal green heart print tie front shirt.
Yellow tie front short sleeve blouse. Pink sequin sleeve sweatshirt. Black V neck slouchy batwing sleeve T-shirt. Dark red frill bib short sleeve T-shirt. White V neck slouchy batwing sleeve T-shirt. Black ring tie waist blouse.
Black knit ribbed shoulder roll neck top. Burgundy cross front tie back blouse. Dark pink ribbed shoulder roll neck top. Khaki green ring tie waist blouse. Red check contrast long sleeve shirt. Purple short sleeve tie front blouse. Grey cable knit longline maxi cardigan. Yellow floral print satin long sleeve shirt. Purple knit stripe shoulder padded V neck top. White crew neck frill sleeve T-shirt. The sugar-pink cotton velvet trimming was a particular feature of the range, and some were woven with Christian Dior's initials in the elastic panels on the side This fabric was popular fabric to be applied on intimate apparel in the s because it was one of the first easy-to-launder and drip-dry fabric.
There was a full corset advertisement in shows the popularity of 'Bri-Nylon' and the design of the corselet in the s. The enchanting front panel is in Bri-Nylon lace and marquisette highlighted with criss-cross bands of narrow velvet ribbon. It has side fastening - partly hook and eye with zipping extension. The very light boning is covered with velveteen. While the corselets reshaping the women's body with tiny waists and big hips, a new shape of bra called 'cathedral bra' was introduced and became popular in the s.
It is called 'cathedral bra' because there would be pointed arches created by the bones over the breasts when the bra is worn. The bones also separate and define the shape of the breasts by pressing them into a pointed or bullet shape. Therefore, 'cathedral bra' was also called the bullet bra. Underwire bras were first introduced to the market in the s, however, it was forced to quit the market because the steel supply was restricted in the s for WWII.
Underwire brassiere design re-entered the market as it helped to uplift the shapes of the breasts to form the trendy curvy silhouette with big busts in the s. Made with nylon, elastic nylon net and steel underwires, the underwire bras helped to create fashionable high, pert bosoms. Underwire bras are still dominating items in the modern intimate apparel industry. From the mids, a new unfitted style of clothing appeared as an alternative to the tight waist and full skirt associated with the New Look.
Vogue Magazine called the knitted chemise the "T-shirt dress. In , Yves Saint Laurent, Dior's protégé and successor, debuted the "Trapeze Line," adding novel dimension to the chemise dress.
These dresses featured a shaped bodice with sloping shoulders and a high waist, but the signature shape resulted from a flaring bodice, creating a waistless line from bodice to knees. By , most suits featured lightly fitted jackets reaching just below the waist and shorter, narrower skirts. Balenciaga's clothes featured few seams and plain necklines, and following his lead chemise dresses without waist seams, either straight and unfitted or in a princess style with a slight A-line, became popular.
The sleeveless, princess-line dress was called a skimmer. New York had become an American design center during the war, and remained so, especially for sportswear, in the post-war period. By , tight fitting drainpipe jeans became popular among American women.
In the s, pants became very narrow, and were worn ankle-length. Pants cropped to mid-calf were houseboy pants ; shorter pants, to below the knee, were called pedal-pushers. Shorts were very short in the early s, and mid-thigh length Bermuda shorts appeared around and remained fashionable through the remainder of the decade. Loose printed or knit tops were fashionable with pants or shorts. They also wore bikinis to sport training. Swimsuits , including the Gottex brand popular in Israel and America, were one- or two-piece; some had loose bottoms like shorts with short skirts.
Hair was worn short and curled with the New Look, and hats were essential for all but the most casual occasions. Very short cropped hairstyles were fashionable in the early s. By mid-decade hats were worn less frequently, especially as fuller hairstyles like the short, curly poodle cut and later bouffant and beehive became fashionable.
In the s, Lucille Ball was the first woman to show her pregnancy on TV. Most of the maternity dresses were two pieces with loose tops and narrow skirts. Stretch panels accommodated for the woman's growing figure. The baby boom of the s to the s also caused focus on maternity wear. Even international designers such as Givenchy and Norman Hartnell created maternity wear clothing lines.
Despite the new emphasis on maternity wear in the s maternity wear fashions were still being photographed on non-pregnant women for advertisements. On September 29, , the maternity panty  was patented which provided expansion in the vertical direction of the abdomen. The front panel of this maternity undergarment was composed of a high degree of elasticity so in extreme stretched conditions, the woman could still feel comfortable. Immediately after the war, men's suits were broad-shouldered and often double-breasted.
As wartime restrictions on fabric eased, trousers became fuller, and were usually styled with cuffs turn-ups. In America, Esquire introduced the "Bold Look", with wide shoulders, broad lapels, and an emphasis on bold, coordinated accessories.
Demobilised soldiers were provided with a suit by the government, usually in blue or grey chalkstripes. Savile Row , the traditional home of bespoke or custom tailoring , had been heavily damaged in the Blitz and was slow to recover.
Savile Row introduced the "New Edwardian Look", featuring a slightly flared jacket, natural shoulders, and an overall narrower cut, worn with a curly-brimmed bowler hat and a long slender overcoat with velvet collar and cuffs. Dark charcoal gray was the usual color, and the era of the gray flannel suit was born.
By the later s, a new Continental style of suit appeared from the fashion houses of Italy, with sharper shoulders, lighter fabrics, shorter, fitted jackets and narrower lapels. Sport coats generally followed the lines of suit coats. Tartan plaids were fashionable in the early s, and later plaids and checks of all types were worn, as were corduroy jackets with leather buttons and car coats. Bermuda shorts , often in madras plaid , appeared in mid-decade and were worn with knee socks.
Hawaiian shirts , worn untucked from suspenders, also became widely popular during this era. This summer fashion of the Hawaiian or Carioca shirt became particularly popular in America, with even President Truman being photographed wearing a marine flora shirt. Men's hair fashion favoured the wet look, achieved by the use of products such as Brylcreem.
Young men often grew their hair out and, with pomade or other hair treatments, coiffed their hair into pompadours. Browline eyeglasses were commonly worn by men during the s and early s. Pakistani leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah wearing double breasted suit and Astrakhan cap , Frank Sinatra wearing the pleated trousers fashionable in Single-breasted summer suit with cuffed trousers and matching hat, Hot Springs National Park, Australian trucker Lindsay Booth , early s. Formal wear remained essentially unchanged from previous periods, but was worn less frequently.
The Duke of Edinburgh in formal morning dress , Lederer left wears a broad-shouldered overcoat and scarf. Walt Disney and Wernher von Braun in single-breasted two piece suits, Belgian singers Jacques Brel and Bobbejaan Schoepen wear modified pompadour hairstyles, suits with sharply peaked lapels, and patterned ties, Actor Chet Allen wears "wet look" hair parted on the side, Jack Benny , former U.
President Harry Truman , and Hans Schweiger in overcoats, Cary Grant in North by Northwest. Canadian greaser wearing Schott Perfecto and Levi Strauss jeans , High school prom including a guy center wearing Teddy Boy style suit with bootlace tie , See Hairstyles in the s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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