Women dressed “smartly’ in the fifties. The 1950s fashion women’s dresses were all about good grooming and a tailored look, these attributes were prized.
Although never provocative 1950s women’s dresses could be very seductive. The skirt part of this dress is in the pencil style. The object here is to attain an hourglass, or figure eight, body shape.
Additional, capri pants, high waisted jeans, or even shorts were also favorite choices of women in this period.
Take a look at these old color pics to see what women’s fashion trend looked like in the 1950s.