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The Way We Wore: The 1950s in Portraits, Photos, and Prints

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High-waisted shorts, c. 1950s.

Colourful petticoat fashions by Carol Brent at Montgomery Ward, 1950s.

Bride and groom, 1950

Cycling family 1950

Here is an old photograph of three young ladies modeling the latest clothing fashions of the early 1950s. They are identified as, from left to right, Louise, Betty, & Barbara.

Strollin', c. 1950s.

Thurston Hopkins - Tango in the East End, London, 1954

Ms. Ivy Nicholson in rayon crêpe cocktail dress by Jacques Fath, 1956. Photo by Jacques Decaux.

Rainbow lingerie, by Sears, 1959.

Vintage Christmas Photo 1950s pure joy!

"Singing Praise", Saturday Evening Post cover, March 7 1959, by Dick Sargent (American, 1911-1978)


Secretaries on a smoke break - 1950s

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British actress Jean Lodge wearing white draped chiffon gown adorned with maribou feathers, 1953

Stewardess school, 1958 Photo by Peter Stackpole

Road trip,1956

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: California Vacation: 1956

San Francisco 1952, by Dorothea Lange

Two friends. 1952

Bowling, 1957 Photo by Nina Leen

Men’s modern hair styles, 1950's

Big men on campus, c. 1950s

Audience members at the NBC International Theatre, 25h Academy Awards ceremony, 1953. Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank/Getty.

When the Academy Awards Turned Twenty-Five

The salon of Christian Dior designed this necklace that showers rhinestones over shoulders, back and chest, 1950

Shoe shop in the Regent Street | 1959, London

Mother and daughter matching green striped dresses, 1950s

Paris, 1950