50's Fashion Icon Jean Patchett. The cut of the dress is just gorgeous. Along with the gloves and hair. Love.

50's Fashion Icon Jean Patchett. The cut of the dress is just gorgeous. Along with the gloves and hair. Love.

Photo by Sy Kattelson for Glamour, 1950s -- After World War II, there was a huge push to get women back into the home and the kitchen, to do the traditionally womanly duties of raising children and looking after the house. In magazines, television programs, books and other media, the housewife, or "homemaker," was lauded as the supreme goal; going against one's "femininity" (i.e., being interested in politics or non-wifely duties) was a neurotic fixation.

Photo by Sy Kattelson for Glamour, 1950s -- After World War II, there was a huge push to get women back into the home and the kitchen, to do the traditionally womanly duties of raising children and looking after the house. In magazines, television programs, books and other media, the housewife, or "homemaker," was lauded as the supreme goal; going against one's "femininity" (i.e., being interested in politics or non-wifely duties) was a neurotic fixation.

50's fashion  #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola @Anastasia Subbotin this is kinda what I was talking about

50's fashion #TuscanyAgriturismoGiratola @Anastasia Subbotin this is kinda what I was talking about

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