Back in the 1950s, when many women were housewives and were expected to look well-groomed at all times, they wore pearl necklaces. They were an ideal accessory for any type of clothing — anything from a classic black dress to everyday outfits.
Swinging circle skirts
Swing skirts nowadays can be seen at Halloween parties and other events where participants are encouraged to wear costumes. But in the ’50s, these high-waisted tea length skirts were a classic.
Bell-bottom jeans were the rage in the mid-70s, especially in the disco scene. Perhaps the most famous image of these trousers that widen from the knees down is of John Travolta in “Saturday Night Fever.” But even his were not as wide as when the trend was at its peak.
Platform shoes were in vogue in the ’90s, and before then in the 70s — and many of the most popular celebrities at the time were seen wearing them. The thick soles — some of which were also quite high — go back to ancient times when the Greeks used to wear them to appear taller during theatre performances.
Leather jackets were first associated with aviators in the early 1900s. They were known as bomber jackets during World War II and were popular in Europe in the 1950s and 60s. The most iconic style is perhaps the MA-1 Bomber.
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