By the 1950s the war was over, and style was starting to blossom. Designers concentrated less on sharp silhouettes and moved to milder lines. Dior pushed way into the limitation and shunned the post-war poverty and lack of materials, using up to 23 meters of fabric for one dress. In essence in the 1950s dresses at which large, they were bold and made a statement.
Making the most waves in the most recent wedding gown designs will need to be Ivanka Trump’s lovely Vera Wang gown. The two ladies worked to create what Ivanka desired -“something new.” The hand-made lace apparel was motivated by Princess Grace Kelly’s 1956 dress when she tied the knot with Prince Rainer II of Monaco. The lines of this gown are somewhat illusionary, as the arm length finishes beautifully right over the elbow. The dress is sure to inspire sleeves to come back into popular wedding gown styles. The patterns of sheer fabric look beautiful against the skin, not covering entirely and adding visual interest to the dress.
Several styles in the forties and fifties are emerging as old looks with contemporary twists
These vintage throwbacks contain ball gown, mermaid, and also the classic 1950’s housewife dress, turned into a wedding gown. The ball-gown design is elegance and functions well to elongate the waist. Fitting tight around the chest, it begins to flare out at the hips and keeps going, reaching to the ground. The tightness of the top region of the dress functions to give cleavage and shape your whole body to a gorgeous hourglass figure.
Somewhat like the ball-gown style is the mermaid design, made famous by Audrey Hepburn. This fashion is a knockout figure-flatterer since it shapes the bust, waist, and hips before flaring out. Generally, the flare of the mermaid dress begins about midway down the thigh. Cinch that waist with a 1950’s affected dress. These dresses often seem somewhat conservative, and at times bulky. Most of them have a sash or belt around the waist and start to flare immediately below the waist. For anyone wishing to conceal their hips, this dress will get the job done nicely.
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