Summer Glamour: 1950s Style

1950’s glamour is about accentuating all the right curves. It is equal parts flirty and fabulous.

1950s bathing suit photo(image via: Gairid)

1950s swim wear photo(Image via: Vieilles)


Get the Look:

  • Bold colors like navy, yellow, red, green, black and white
  • Patterns such as gingham, polka dots, Hawaiian prints, and stripes
  • Pair lingerie inspired corset or crop tops with sailor style shorts and wedges
  • Cat eyed or oversized round sunglasses work best for this look
  • Top it off with a wide brimmed hat or tie a scarf around your head

1950s beach lookStraw Hat, Topshop; Zimmerman Swim Suit, Zappos; Gabriella Rocha Shorts, Zappos; Sunglasses, Aldo; Moschino Clutch, ASOS; Jeffery Campbell Wedges, Urban Outfitters

Which do you prefer, modern or retro?