Art Events

1940s and 1950s Fashion Show

When: Sat., April 25, 12-1 p.m. 2015

The fashions of the 1940s and 1950s were full of practicality and glamour. 40s fashion was a practical one with knee length skirts and utilitarian pieces. This was the time of Rosie the Riveter, woman worked in factories and wore trousers. The 50s was a glamourous time full of excess. Fashion featured a nipped waist, longer lengths and fuller skirts. Makeup and hair was elaborate. Come view these two very different fashion tome periods.