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Claire McCardell’s modern playsuit, buttoning at the front, tied at the waist and worn with a beret, 1953 // Photo by John Rawlings

Claire McCardell’s effortless, modern playsuit, buttoning at the front, tied at the waist and worn with a beret, photo by John Rawlings - 1953

Balmain, 1953 - for the life in which I wouldn't feel idiotic in a massive hat and also inexplicably find myself with a 13-inch waist.

Pierre Balmain, 1950 - dress styles gained popularity with the creation of Dior's postwar "New Look" in In when Dior left the army, he joined the fashion house of Lucien Lelong, where he and Pierre Balmain were the primary designers.

1950s Glamour

The little Black Dress for every Black on Black Head to Toe, Love the Bag, Love the Shoes . Lurve the Dress - Vogue Oct 1956

Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn wearing Hattie Carnegie 1951- Photo by Horst

1951 Hattie Carnegie Fashions Photo by Horst P. Horst Model Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn print ad style dress lace black full skirt gown off shoulder wide portrait collar gloves magazine