The Distinct Style of the 50’s

The 1950’s offered many great distinctive styles. A lot of these styles can be replicated in today’s fashions. Many people who like to dress in vintage clothing choose to wear clothing from the sock hop era of the 50s.
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As far as specific clothing choices that were popular during this time, women typically wore blouses that were tucked in to their poodle skirts. They also sometimes wore Capri pants and jeans. They also liked to wear cardigans to go with their blouses.

Bathing suits were usually one-piece suits. These bathing suits were halter tops or strapless. Women liked to wear saddle shoes, pumps, stiletto heels, or penny loafers.

The men also had snazzy fashion choices. They usually wore white t-shirts with jeans.  They topped those off with leather jackets, lettermen jackets, or bowling jacks.

The 1950’s were the age of the sock hop. A lot of these fashion choices were used because they worked well with dancing. Poodle skirts were a classic example of this. The full, circle skirt offered a fun effect for girls when they were dancing.

50’s fashion was unique. It was classic for that specific time period. If you want to have fun with that time period, put on a fun sock hop or 50’s party. A lot of people are searching for the perfect party plan, and a 50’s party may be the perfect choice for you.

Sock hops are a perfect dance for friends, high school dances, or even family reunions. 50’s parties are great costume parties as well, and can be a great theme. Incorporate the great fashion choices of the 50’s in your costumes to tie everything together.

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  1. [...] classic for that specific time period. If you want to have fun with that time period, put on a fun sock hop or 50’s party. A lot of people are searching for the perfect party plan, and a 50’s party may [...]

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