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Fashion of the 50's:
After WW II Women become more feminine. The workforce for Women in the war effort and the need to wear "masculine " clothing diminished. The 1950's Modern silhouette includes Gamine a more slim boyish shape or the Hourglass. Smaller waist, accentuated bust and wider hips became popular. The corset that was left behind in 1919, had a popular comeback in the 50's. The Swing Dress and full skirts are the staple in woman's fashion.
In Brooklyn we can see the transition that Eilis has in her clothing from a simple, modest, small town wardrobe to a more vibrant, feminine city look! Her wardrobe includes both Gamine & Hourglass garments.
|Saying her goodbyes! |
When they meet
|Her day job at a woman's store. I want to go back in time and shop there!!!!!|
|Her Wedding Day. This is a great example of Gamine silhouette.|
|The modern girl in her small town. This is a great example of Hourglass silhouette.|
|being wooed by another man.|
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