People are still just as in love with the glamorous 1940’s/50’s as they ever were. It’s an elegant style that makes you stand out and oozes sophistication. It’s a style that flatters everyone regardless of shape, size or age. I have put together a list of the most popular styles of clothing so you can find the one that is right for you.
Tea and Day Dress
The simple design of this darling little dress makes it perfect for people who are looking to try out the 1940’s look for the first time. It’s button up design gives it a practical element and it’s collared v shape neck line gives it a smart appearance. This Lilith Red Dogwood Floral Print Tea Dress is available from Lindy Bop for £37 and comes in sizes 8 to 26.
This elegant design is a timeless classic. It’s iconic flared skirt makes a bold impact. It’s the typical dress that we imagine when we think of 1950’s fashion. It showcases bold and clean lines. Today we still use this classic shape to make modern dresses. This Delta Wine Swan Border Print Swing Dress is available in sizes 8 to 26 from Lindy Bop and costs £40.
The Wrap Dress
These sensational wrap design dresses makes for an enchanting dress. It’s feminine style is sure to make you feel glamorous. The beautiful low v shaped neck line gives it a sultry edge whilst remaining classy. These dresses are available in sizes 8 to 26 from Lindy Bop. The Kasha Green Westie Print Tea Dress is £35 and the Gina Glamorous Gold & Black Vintage Party Dress is also £35.
The Pencil Dress
The pencil dress is perfect for those of you with a curvy figure. It show’s off your shape beautifully, perfect for those strong confident sassy types. This Georgiana Purple Blooming Print Pencil Dress is just £30.
1940’s Style Skirt
The skirt is a classic tool for mixing things up and creating a totally unique outfit. This 1940’s design skirt is absolutely exquisite and radiates femininity. This Daniella Teal Graffiti Animal Print Swing Skirt was £27 and is now just £12 from Lindy Bop.
1950’s Style Skirt
This dramatic swing skirt is sure to make you stand out from the crowd and leave you feeling like a glamour queen. It’s simply phenomenal and a great statement piece. This Peggy Chocolate Polka Rock ‘n’ Roll Full Circle Skirt is £24 from Lindy Bop.
These floral trousers are simple, elegant and stylish. If you don’t like wearing dresses or skirts then trousers are a good way for you to join in the 1950’s fashion trend and still smash it. The good news is they can be worn with flats or heels. Team with a top or jumper for a smart or casual look. These lovely Patricia Pale Blue Floral Embroidered Cotton Trousers are £27 from Lindy Bop.
This blouse is reminiscent of the 1940’s. It’s pretty/smart design is totally charming. It’s such a seductive and glamorous piece. This Fallon Scarlet Ploka Dot Blouse is just £18.
1950’s Style Top
This vintage style top is a showcase piece with it’s sweetheart neck line. It’s dramatic and daring and sure to make you feel a million dollars. It’s simply exceptional. This Laurie Red Fitted Peplum Top is just £22.
There are no exact rules for wearing 1940’s/50’s fashion. You can just have fun and wear what feels right for you. Wear what you feel comfortable and confident in as these styles definitely radiate confidence, glamour and sophistication. If you want to stand out then these styles are for you.
I have written this as part of my new blog. I have written out of genuine interest and at the time of writing have never received any form of payment or incentive to write about or on behalf of any of the brands referred to in this post.