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1950's dresses

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for 1950's dresses. Get inspired and try out new things.

Fath's reversible red satin evening dress, flaring below the knee. The cape is in green - the reverse side of the satin - and held by two cufflike bands of mink Dior's steel gray ottoman with taffeta panels in lighter grays Chaumont's white tulle with bias skirt Chaumont's silk sheath in olive satin Balenciaga's gold-embroidered sheath, with a chiffon jacket Gres's arum lily - white satin over lemon jersey Fath's huge stole over beige faille Gres's red faille showing white jersey in front…

1950s History of Prom, Party, and Formal Dresses

1950s formal dresses, evening gowns, cocktail party dresses and prom dresses were much like the popular dress styles of the 1950s. They accentuated waists with the-bigger-the-better length or tea length skirts, as that was all women wanted to wear. French designer Christian Dior’s “New Look” molded much of what we know today as 1950s fashion.