One of my favorite types of garment from the '50s is the suit. There's something about a perfectly tailored, crisp and structure 1950s suit that just screams respectable elegance to me (although I suppose someone respectable and elegant wouldn't be screaming...).
To inspire, here are some of my favorite '50s suits for ladies:
|Balenciaga, 1951, via|
|Dovima, 1952, via|
|Dovima in Hattie Carnegie, 1952, via|
|Lilli Ann suit, Etsy seller Mill Street Vintage|
Not all '50s suits were a tight fit, though. Boxy jackets worn with pencil skirts were en vogue too, especially moving into the '60s.
|Jean Patchett, 1951, via|
What do you think? Are you a '50s suit loving woman, or do you go more for the fluffy '50s looks?