Sometimes I really long for the times before flip flops and loungewear have been thought-about fashionable. I imply, how hard is it to put on a real pair of pants that aren’t work-out related — or, God forbid, a skirt — for a day trip in town?
Evening Dress Suit, Charles Wallis Ltd.
The easy silhouette meant that it might be worn either as a gown or with trousers. Kay, Ossie Clark’s sister, wore it as a mini-dress when Clark married Celia Birtwell in 1968.
Her weblog, Reddy-to-Wear, features articles on fashion and travel, whereas her writing has been featured on The Fashion Conversation and The Fashion Studies Journal. 1955 – Rebel Without a Cause is released, launching its star, James Dean, as a style icon for the rising youth culture. Stiletto heels are in style by the mid- 1950s aided by new technology. Ultra-thin, ultra-high metal heels could sustain nice strain compared to wood heels.
A common look was a fitted blouse with a Peter Pan collar tucked into a wide, elastic cinch belt with a spherical circle skirt or a pencil skirt. Teenage women may have finished the look with scarves knotted across the neck, white bobby socks, …