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Robins Heritage USA — 1960 Mod Dress

1950's Look

To get a 1950's "New Look" outfit to fit correctly, the best way is to wear foundation garments. Our mothers and grandmothers wore foundation garments, such as girdles and waist cinchers or corsets on a daily basis. Most of us, including myself, were not born with a Maryln Monroe, physique.  This is why a great many of the vintage dresses of the 1950's and 1960's have such a small waist in comparison to the bust. Because, manufacturers were aware that women wore foundation garments on a regular basis. [  On go into more depth on vintage sizing in another article. Check out the blog article...