1950s Beach-Wear Sewing Patterns
Beachwear style was very popular in the U.S and Europe, but this fashion originated in the French Riviera, which people was quoted this place as "A sunny place for shady people". Keeping in line with the ultra-feminine look dominated by Dior which brought out his one and only collection of swimwear for the Cole of California in 1955. He designed a series of floral printed swimsuits with halter neckline style. It evolved into a dress followed by his New Look silhouette with cinched waists and constructed bust lines, accessorized with earrings, bracelets, hats, scarves, sunglasses, handbags, and cover-ups. American Women inspired by Hollywood's film stars, For example, Doris Day offering a” girl-next-door’ look and the accession and coronation of the young Queen Elizabeth in February 1952 and June 1953 respectively. For the early 50s, despite the reaction to the two-piece swimsuit worn by Brigitte Bardot in Manina, the Girl in the Bikini in 1952, most women in the 1950s still wore one-piece suits. To increasing female emancipation and realized the commercial possibilities of beauty pageants, big companies launched beauty contests to find girls who could help promote products, believing that a picture of a pretty girl in a swimsuit was the best promotion. Instead of swimsuits, these contests popularized the playsuit, but swimsuits remained the highlight in the beauty contest.
Our 1950's vintage Beachwear pattern collection is available in sizes ranging from XXS – XXL. We offer either the original pattern, a high-quality true to scale 1950s sewing pattern reproduction or an easy PDF sewing pattern to download at home.