The television show I Love Lucy brought new attention to maternity wear. 55 Khaki -colored pants, called chinos, were worn for casual occasions. 163 Tortora Eubank (1994. "1950s 20th Century Fashion Drawing and Illustration". Most of the maternity dresses were two pieces with loose tops and narrow skirts. 25 Intimate Apparel edit Christian Dior's 'New Look' collection in 1947 brought a revolution to the fashionable silhouette of the Fifties.
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Single-breasted summer suit with cuffed trousers and matching hat, Hot Springs National Park, 1948. Very short cropped hairstyles were fashionable in the early 1950s. 26 Dior's 'New Look' collection brought back the boned intimate apparels for women, even the young one, in order to create the feminised silhouettes that embrace feminity. Despite the new emphasis on maternity wear in the 1950s maternity wear fashions were still being photographed on non-pregnant women for advertisements. A b c d Tortora Eubank (1994. See also edit Brockman (1965.