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. More »

Women wore extravagant and bulky clothing during the 1980s, like brightly colored and patterned clothing, costume jewelry and shoulder pads. Floral prints, stirrup pants, leg warmers, headbands and acid wash jeans were a... More »

Business casual attire is the acceptable standard for professional social events such as business dinners. Forbes suggests wearing trousers, knee-length or longer skirts, blouses, collared shirts and simple jewelry for b... More »

In the 1950s, girls and women wore pleated, full skirts; shirt dresses and full circle dresses that accentuated the waist; pedal pushers; ballet flats; saddle shoes and simple plain sneakers. Boys and men often wore narr... More »

The fashion of the 1950s was largely influenced by the Dior New Look, epitomized by small waist lines, calf-length skirts with pronounced hips and fitted jackets. This look represented a return to glamour after the utili... More »

Men's attire in the 1950s, which remained relatively unchanged throughout the decade, featured suits, slacks, sport coats, sweaters, and porkpie and derby hats, along with fedoras. Those whose work involved more physical... More »

In the 1950s, children generally wore conservative, clean-cut clothes. Cotton, corduroy, denim and flannel were popular fabrics, and plaid and gingham patterns were widely seen. More »