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Petticoats

Enhance your outfit with a trendy and stylish petticoat. Explore a wide range of petticoats to add volume and flair to your look. Find the perfect petticoat for any occasion and elevate your style.
1950s Petticoat History | Shop 50s Petticoats Fifties Dress, Vintage Dresses 50s, 1950s Fashion, Girl Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Sewing Lingerie, Vintage Lingerie, Funny Face Wedding Dress, Girls Petticoats

I just can't talk about the history of 1950s skirts without also discussing the petticoats and crinolines worn under them. The Paper Doll look of the fifties could not be achieved with simple cotton and lace slips. The five yard skirt needed five net petticoats to achieve the Victorian volume that the doll look required.

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Illia
Edwardian Lingerie, Victorian Clothing, Edwardian Fashion, Historical Underwear, Historical Dresses, Historical Clothing, Vintage Clothes Patterns, Clothing Patterns, Dress Patterns

One of the problems with my sewing is that I sew A LOT, and not all of it looks particularly interesting and dynamic unless I manage to do a whole photoshoot in it, in a picturesque locale (which, luckily, there are lots of in the Wellington region!). Thing is, photoshoots take a lot of time and planning, and a willing photographer (which, unluckily, Mr D is not often). So I do a bit of self-timed photos, and a lot of mannequin photos. Even with good images, some sewing isn’t that…

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Marit Erikstad
A fluffy petticoat is a must for swing dresses. . All colors, sizes and lengths from knee to tea to floor at #vintagdancer 1950s Outfits, Pin Up Outfits, Dance Outfits, Dresses 1950s, 1950s Fashion Women, Retro Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Glamour, Womens Fashion

Today, most repro and vintage inspired swing dresses and skirts don't need petticoats but they help make poodle skirts and swing dresses look authentic to the 1950s. One thin crinoline slip will add enough volume to still be modern, while larger full petticoats will create a more dramatic 1950s rockabilly style. Naturally, it is fun

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Tracy Jarvis