1950s Fashion Guide:50s Silhouette, Sweater, Pencil Dress & Makeup

The fashion and style of the 1950s was a milestone in the fashion industry, with many iconic trends and statements, and we still cherish these statements and statements today. The 1950s was a period when fashion took a new direction, new colors and new silhouettes exploded. This was an iconic decade, and it prevented the revival of old-fashioned retro fashion including Pin Up and Rockabilly clothing. This article introduces Silhouette, Sweater, Pencil Dress & Makeup other than 1950s dress.

50s Silhouette

50s Silhouette

There were two main silhouettes in the fashion of the 1950s-a wasp waist with a full skirt and a slim pencil skirt. Both are iconic 50s appearances, popular until 1956, and can be portrayed as super sexy or playful and sexy depending on how you wear them.

 

Sweater Girl

 Sweater Girl

In the 1950s, the "sweater girl" appearance was popular among popular Hollywood girls and hot girls. These bold young ladies began to wear one or two small sweaters to accentuate their bust, which added sexy to the otherwise clumsy sweater. These are "sweater girls", including Hollywood stars Lena Turner, Jane Russell and Jayne Mansfield. Hollywood has been leading the fashion trend since the 1930s. These girls have established new trends with fitted sweaters and busts, which cannot be ignored.

 

Petticoat and full skirt

Petticoat and full skirt

A wide round or pleated skirt with a petticoat can make you look energetic and stand out during the day and night.

The petticoat is a net-like fabric with several layers, usually starch sizing to increase the bright colors of green, pink and yellow, so as to generally starched for extra stiffness or frothy chiffon in evening wear!

 

Pencil Dress for Women

Pencil Dress for Women

To show your figure and beautiful curves, the pencil dress is your first choice. These sexy pin-up skirts can be dressed up with office-friendly blouses for a sleek secretary vibe or sweet Peter Pan collars for a rockabilly look. Most of the pencil dresses on the market are more expensive and fewer styles. It is generally difficult for you to choose the one that satisfies you from the many styles.

In parties and leisure places, wearing a V-neck pencil dress is easy to stand out.

 

1950s Makeup

1950s Makeup

Woman Behind the Appearance

Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor and other public figures in the 1950s are still icons in the cosmetics industry and are used as inspiration for many editorial makeup.

Grace Kelly
This world-famous beauty uses two blushes to emphasize her cheeks. She painted a lighter shadow on the ek bone and a darker shadow on the depressions of her cheeks. She also uses brown eyeshadow to define her eyebrows.

Marilyn Monroe
In order to keep the skin glowing in the camera, Marilyn strongly advocates moisturizing and uses other brands during the day and night. She also prefers cat-eye styling and uses false eyelashes as a primer. She finished her makeup with layers of red lipstick, creating a plump mouth.

Audrey Hepburn
Audrey is a classic beauty, she is a fan of subtle makeup. There are rumors that after applying mascara, separate each eyelash with a pin to increase the density of the eyelashes. This is not recommended for us to try at home!

 1950s Eyes

Eye makeup became simple and clear. Neutral eyeshadows were just to accentuate the shape of the eyes, but in the mid-1950s, when women began to use bright eyeshadows suitable for their clothes to express their eye makeup, everything changed boldly to create monochrome appearance. The real statement is made with cat eyes, which every woman liked in the 50s, which makes their eyes appear bigger and brighter. The final eye makeup was made with cake mascara that matched the eyeliner, but the invention of colored mascara that matched the eyeshadow was brought about in the mid-1950s.

1950s Style Lips

The most popular lipstick colors in the 1950s were red, coral, pink and orange. Smooth lips are not in fashion yet, so use a matte finish. The woman outlines her lips a little, just to make herself look fuller, but not too much. Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn Monroe) is still known for her iconic red lips appearance, which is a sign of her gorgeous appearance and distinctive cat eyes. After applying a uniform layer of lipstick, wipe the lipstick dry with tissue paper to maintain the matte effect that was popular at the time.

 

Base makeup

Apply a thick liquid foundation to produce a mask-like effect. Women like the ivory color of the foundation color, and use the complexion powder to set the perfect complexion.

Blush

The rosy blush is applied to the apples of women's cheeks to create a natural luster.

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