How Did Women Wear Jeans in the 1950s?

How Did Women Wear Jeans in the 1950s?

In the 1950's it was not common to find women wearing jeans unless they were working on a farm. When jeans were worn, they tended to have a high-wasted fit without any cinching.

Groups of teen girls would sometimes be seen wearing rolled-up loose jeans with baseball jackets. Denim was banned in many schools during the 1950's because of Hollywood's use of jeans to portray teenage rebellion. Women, in the post-war culture, reverted back to wearing more feminine clothing as opposed to the 1940's war time inspired menswear fashion. The few women who chose to wear pants wore high-wasted, slim fitting cigarette and capri pants.