February 1947 - Dior's New Look. Fashion critic and Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Carmel Snow exclaimed, 'It's quite a revelation, dear Christian. Your dresses have such a new look!

1954 Christobal Balenciaga

Balenciaga - Satin Gown - 1954 L’Officiel De La Mode Blue Asian silk embroidered floral brocade strapless evening dress long full skirt bow back gloves hair ethnic influence Chinese fabric mid vintage fashion

1953 by dovima_is_devine_II, via Flickr

Model in short loose jacket over a fitted slim sheath by Harvey Berin, photo by Gordon Parks, 1953 Ultimate suit IMHO

Harper’s Bazaar, February 1958

Harper’s Bazaar, February 1958 Model is wearing a red lilac wool tweed coat, by Ben Zuckerman. Photo by Louise Dahl Wolfe