The Old Days in Living Color: 26 Found Snaps of Beautiful Ladies Defined the Post-War Fashion Styles

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Fashion in the years following World War II is characterized by the resurgence of haute couture after the austerity of the war years. Square shoulders and short skirts were replaced by the soft femininity of Christian Dior’s “New Look” silhouette, with its sweeping longer skirts, fitted waist, and rounded shoulders, which in turn gave way to an unfitted, structural look in the later 1950s.

These beautiful snaps were found by Adam that show women’s fashion trends just after the Second World War.

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