Christian Dior’s 1947 “New Look” collection heralded a return to the hourglass silhouette. The bust became a focal point, and its shape was defined by a variety of highly structured bras and corselets. Petticoats were often worn to maintain skirt fullness. This petticoat by Dior was made especially for one of his couture gowns.
Christian Dior Haute Couture, 1953. The "New Look", before 1950s when WWII was going on, women were wearing jeans, cheap and utility fabric. But until 1950s "The New Look" brought back the feminine to the women. This is why i choose the picture.