What Was the Style for Vintage Pin-up Girls?


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Some style characteristics of vintage pin-up girls are pin curls and victory rolls for the hair and hair accessories such as hair flowers, bandannas or big bows. Common clothing styles for vintage pin-up girls include shirt dresses with cinched waist belts and high heels with rounded toes.

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Pencil skirts, A-line skirts, Cuban heeled stockings, petticoats and cropped cardigans are other elements of the pin-up girl style. They also wore wiggle and swing dresses, 3/4-sleeve cardigans and capri pants with high waists. Pin-up girls also commonly wore bullet bras, corsets and girdles in the 1940s and 1950s. Sweaters with boat necks or V-necks were also popular.

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