In the 50s, grease girls wore cashmere sweaters and poodle skirts or pedal pushers. Pedal pushers are pants that end at the knees. They also wore scarves around their necks. More »

Layered clothing is the best option for temperatures measuring 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Layers can be added or removed depending on the specific weather conditions. On a rainy 50-degree day, the air tends to be cooler than... More » Beauty suggests that women over 50 wear eyeshadow colors that enhance their eye colors. Specific color recommendations include blue-gray, copper, brown and gold shades for blue eyes and blue, gold and brown sha... 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 »

Common clothing for teenage girls in the 1950s included dress flats or high-heeled shoes, circle skirts that came to a below-knee length or tea length with starched petticoats underneath and well-pressed button-down shir... 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 »

Babies wore no clothing except a cloth diaper or wrap in the colder months while young girls wore ankle lengthy dresses and boys were knee-length tunics. Boys and girls wore clothing similar to adult men and women. More » Beauty & Fashion Clothing Historical Dress