Compare the best 1950s style dresses for sale online in one place! Find new 50s dresses with the classic full circle skirts and swing dress silhouette. Or, strut your pinup stuff in a vintage inspired fifties wiggle dress, pencil dress, or sheath dress. Popular 1950s dresses had prints with polka dots, plaid, floral, gingham, or fun novelty themes like cherries and flamingos. Black, red, green, and blue lead the way in favorite colors for 50s dresses. Summer introduced pinks, yellows, whites, and teals to cheer up your day. Learn about vintage 1950s dress style and history here.
Most 50s pin up dresses are sleeveless 1950s style dresses with a halter neck or boat neck, but you can also get a vintage or repro 1950s dress with long or short sleeves or even below-the-knee tea length. The young women of rock n’ roll were hip to the latest trends, and so are these 50s style dresses.
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For iconic 1950s outfits such as I Love Lucy look for a polka dot dress. Disney Minnie mouse (#dapperday #disneybounding) inspired polka dot dresses are also fun! The other classic 50s housewife dress is the button down shirtwaist dress. Even housewives wore petticoats also called crinolines were worn under swing dresses to give them fullness and fluff.
Into the later afternoon and early evening women dressed up in nicer 1950s dresses. They often were solid colors with sleeves and a modest neckline. Many were worn with a cardigan sweater or bolero jacket. Cocktail dresses were less modest and more luxurious- with insets of lace or sheer mesh. Th little black cocktail dress was very popular at 1950s parties.
In the summer, a tiki dress or Hawaiian print 1950s dress with halter neckline was what every girl wanted to wear. Classic blue, red and white sailor themed dresses were also trendy all summer long. Many pinups choose to wear sarong tiki dresses and sailor dresses in competitions.
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