You must have seen the old movies and the different fashion and trends that were popular those days. You must have also seen some of your mother’s old clothes and tried them on to see how you look. Well, wearing those elegant clothes can take you to a completely different era. The long and flowing gowns have always fascinated me. They have this different look about them allowing you to display a sense of sophistication and elegance along with tradition. The gown is well fitted and has neatly finished cuts which give a different flow to the dress. These dresses were usually called sheath dresses are included in vintage womens clothing. They were made from rich fabrics like silk and usually worn for special occasions in the evening.
If you look at the trends that prevailed during 40’s you will realize that the women were definitely dressed in a more conservative way. The term fashion could be described as conservative yet rich and elegant. The evening gowns were created from a different material called rayon crepe that had a sheer and shiny effect. The dress had stitch down pleats and self covered buttons. The women usually wore high necks and had pockets on the front side of the dress. These dresses really made a statement and displayed a unique sense of fashion.
The fashion sense of 60’s was reinvented and the designs mostly socks included things like polka dots. You could see silver polka dots on a cream colored fabric. This was a very popular style in those days. The evening gowns and dresses were mostly made of velvet material and were decorated with the help of lace and satin. This gave them a very feminine look and the women looked really gorgeous wearing the beautiful attire. Crepe fabric was also in fashion those days and many women loved to dress up in vibrant colors like green.
The fashion of 70’s was more stylish and advanced. The dresses were provided small details and were more fitted. Linen and rayon were the two fabrics that were really popular these days. People preferred dark and bold colors like navy blue. The dresses were pleated and the intricate details made them look even more unique and graceful. I am sure you were lost in the fashion world of those times. Well, you can always use your mother’s clothes and reinvent them making a combination that is unique and stylish.