After the second world war, the 50s were a time of renewal in the world. In fashion, It’s a good time for a change of style to mark the entry into a new era. This change cape was introduced by Christian Dior in 1947 with his collection which entered history as the “New Look”.
The signature shape was characterized by a below-mid-calf length, full-skirt, pointed bust, small waist, and rounded shoulder line. The radical new silhouette soon became immensely popular, influencing fashion and other designers for many years to come.
Designer Duro Olowu presents illustrate well the 50’s looks with this 3 styles that we choose to display above and we can say the same thing for Lanre DaSilva Ajayi. Her collections are inspired by that same era, here 3 examples:
Stella jean balanced fashion with tradition by making an high fashion design to suit women elegantly: