Fifties Fashion Fix: Gingham!


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Retro Dee is a regular contributor to The Grooveyard’s website, writing about music, fashion and other trends of the 1950s.  Check out her blog, Retro Dee’s Guide to the Best Era Ever here, and her column here every Wednesday.

Hi there, retro lovers! I’m Retro Dee and welcome to a new segment of Fifties Fashion Fix where I’ll be featuring some of the most iconic patterns in Fashion History.  In this post I’ll be talking about one of the most popular patterns of the 1950’s decade: Gingham!

Yes, nothing says “retro charm” quite like the little checks of gingham. From dresses to tops to shorts and swimwear, gingham was popping up everywhere in the 50’s for women’s fashion. Even summer shoes were appearing with gingham print!

Gingham is daintier than regular check and presents well whether it’s mixed and matched or worn in a set. Dress sets with jackets…

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Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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