This collection is said to be Galliano’s salute to René Gruau, the illustrator who worked for Christian Dior in the forties and fifties. He created the house’s most iconic imagery and felt it gave him another opportunity to indulge his passion for an era when couture was truly haute.
Photo found on: http://the50shousewife.com/2014/10/dress-for-marriage-success-play-up-your-feminine-nature/ This is a typical 1950s dress.1950s style included feminine and romantic silhouettes - full circle skirts, fitted pencil skirts and A-line shapes - that marked women's return to home and hearth after the war years.Dior and Balenciaga are the most successful designers in this decade. And all of the beautiful changes from Dior "New look" 1947
La Dolce Vita: The Best Vintage Photos of Sophia Loren
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