THE ULTIMATE FASHION HISTORY: The 1950s

THE ULTIMATE FASHION HISTORY: The 1950s

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In this episode of The Ultimate Fashion History, we’re heading into the stylish 1950s where Mid-Century optimism clashed with Cold War paranoia, and where the return to femininity seen in Dior’s ‘New Look’ and the chic sophistication of the Chanel Cardigan Suit lay in stark contract to both the leather-clad rockers and/or the finger-clicking Beatniks of the burgeoning teenage subculture. An era of contrasts and dichotomies, it’s no wonder that the ’50s was the golden age of cocktails!