Discussion and Analysis
Shift in Fashion Industry
Unlike the clothing of the early 40’s, the clothing of 1950 was the highest quality. After the Second World War, the atmosphere was one of optimism and enthusiasm and economic welfare. This is where U.S. born the idea of the American dream. After the war, people just wanted to establish a family and have a stable life and quiet with all amenities. This is why women lose the excitement of women’s liberation had begun to emerge in the 20. Again the woman wants to stay home and cook for her husband and take care of chores. Likewise, start to worry more about their physical appearance to be a woman worthy of her husband, who did so much for the country. The need to save for the war was over, and this was combined with the need for women to look better. As a result, women’s clothing again became extravagant and fantastic.
The clothes were tailored to the measure. Within the high-fashion clothes, was very common to find suits and dresses made from expensive fabrics such as silk and cashmere quality and awesome embroidery. In this decade, Christian Dior creates a new style of clothing designed especially for the elegant woman. This style is known as “female flower”. This name comes from the shape of the design of their dresses, which were small in the shoulders, tight waist and a skirt. Besides all this, the 50 was given great importance to accessories.