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1950's Ladies Dresses with Prices, Descriptions and Images

Below is a range of 50s Ladies Dresses. Remember or Imagine you could go shopping for latest fashions for your on the Sears Catalogs in the 1950's

Below is a selection which includes two examples from each year of women's dresses from each of our 1950 to 1959 years. There are 2 dresses shown for each year. As you go down the page you can see the styles change during the decade.

Two examples From Our 1950 Fashions Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1950 Marquisette Taffeta Gown 1950 Marquisette Taffeta Gown
    Price $12.98
    Marquisette and taffeta make a glamorous gown for a wedding or a big party. Bodice yoke and full skirt are marquisette. The rest of the dress, slip-on gloves and attached underskirt are rayon taffeta. Tucks go all around bodice and skirt. Colors include flame red, aqua blue, rose pink and white.
  • 1950 Rayon Taffeta Check Dress 1950 Rayon Taffeta Check Dress
    Price $5.98
    Rayon taffeta with woven checks. Smooth fitting bodice, flaring four-gore bias skirt, big pockets. Belt of fabric and suede-like plastic. Colors include Black and white, brown and gold or turquoise blue and black.
Two examples From Our 1951 Fashions Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1951 Crepe and Taffeta Tunic Dress 1951 Crepe and Taffeta Tunic Dress
    Price: $10.75
    This crepe and taffeta tunic dress is very slenderizing and amazingly easy to wear, just what you're looking for if you want something different but not extreme. Bodice and straight three-gore skirt are finely ribbed sheer rayon crepe, suitable for year 'round wear. Front overbodice, cuffs and back-dipping tunic are the best rayon taffeta. Lapels and pocket flaps have circles of rhinestone. Choose from navy blue or black.

  • 1951 Rainbow Plaid Gingham Dress 1951 Rainbow Plaid Gingham Dress
    Price: $5.59
    Rainbow plaid in stunning autumn foliage colors. White embossed cotton collar plunges to the waist, with little buttons on the vestee. Four-gore skirt, peg pockets. Self belt, covered buckle. Zipper. Sanforized; washfast.




  • Two examples From Our 1952 Fashions Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1952 Dressy Suit 1952 Dressy Suit
    Price: $12.98
    The finest faille... handsome acetate and rayon fabric in the new dressy type of suit that's so smart for weddings and very special parties. The unlined jacket fits very smoothly... has new short, stiffened peplum... beautiful collar and cuffs of rich black velvet with rhinestones and simulated pearls. The full skirt has a flared two-gore back. Colors are champagne, aqua blue or black.

  • 1952 Peg Top Silhouette Dress< 1952 Peg Top Silhouette Dress<
    Price: $8.49
    "Hammered" satin... lustrous acetate and rayon with all-over self pattern. This is the new "peg-top" silhouette, perfect for young figures! Around-the-hip pockets; shoulder tab with black velvet ribbon and rhinestone pin; velvet belt. Skirt has flared two-gore back; two-inch taped hem. Choose from aqua blue, champagne (light beige), or medium rose.

  • Two examples From Our 1953 Fashions Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1953 Dress and Jacket Ensemble 1953 Dress and Jacket Ensemble
    Price: $16.98
    Dress and jacket ensemble to make you look your loveliest! Hip yoke, jacket and bodice are imported rayon lace. Bodice is lined and boned, has shoulder straps (not shown). Fluting on bodice front. Ballerina-length skirt and all-around flounce are one-hundred percent nylon net. Two attached underskirts: one rayon net, one acetate taffeta. Rose cascade. Colors are turquoise (light) blue, mauve (medium) pink, or coronation (medium) blue.


  • 1953 Sculptured Nylon Duster 1953 Sculptured Nylon Duster
    Price: $8.98 <
    New sculptured nylon... handsome new one-hundred percent nylon with raised flower design... dries in minutes, needs no ironing, wears for years. Three-way duster has gold-color metallic buttons and piping, leather-like gold-color belt. Choose from aqua blue and white or melon rose and white.

  • Two examples From Our 1954 Fashions Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1954 Box Jacket Suit 1954 Box Jacket Suit
    Price: $12.98
    Versatile box jacket (about twenty-six inches) doubles as topper. Smart contrasting trim. Acetate and rayon crepe lined. Choose from navy blue with cherry red trim, medium gray with charcoal gray trim, and mocha tan with dark brown trim.

  • 1954 Iridescent Taffeta Dress 1954 Iridescent Taffeta Dress
    Price: $5.59
    Iridescent chromspun taffeta... crisp, richly colored acetate with changeable two-tone effect... keeps its color. Flattering neckline has pleated insert; rhinestone trim. Flared two-gore skirt back. Reinforced rayon velvet belt. Colors are sparkling deep blue or sparkling wine red.



  • 1959 Rose Pattern Halter Dress 1959 Rose Pattern Halter Dress
    Price: $7.98
    Romance of the rose, captured in the finest quality combed cotton broadcloth. Bare your shoulders to sun's rays and moonbeams with a halter neckline closing in back with double hooks and eyes. Figure molding bodice is fully lined to hold its shape. Wide 'n whirly shirred bouffant skirt never looked so feminine, topped by a rayon velvet belt. Back zips to below waist. Red and green print on white ground.

Two examples From Our 1955 Clothes Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1955 Chenille Wool Two Piece Dress 1955 Chenille Wool Two Piece Dress
    Price: $17.98
    Collar has mohair angora and wool knit and gold color stitching; short-zipper at back. Easy-fitting skirt has a tiered effect; elasticized waist. Color choices are rose red with white, bright turquoise green with white, or navy blue with white.

  • 1955 Wool and Nylon Plaid Jumper 1955 Wool and Nylon Plaid Jumper
    Price: $11.74
    The suspender look jumper in washable plaid flannel. Made of eighty-five percent wool and fifteen percent nylon. Color combinations are gold with black or red with black.

  • Two examples From Our 1956 Clothes Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1956 Shinto Sheath and Pants 1956 Shinto Sheath and Pants
    Price: $15.98
    "Shinto" sheath and pants... a very special gift. The slim top has deep side slits; long back zipper. The tapered pants are of matching solid color; back zipper. Comes in poppy red or black.




  • 1956 Slim Skirt and Sleeveless Blouse 1956 Slim Skirt and Sleeveless Blouse
    Price: $2.98 - $3.98
    Smart sleeveless blouse ($2.98) has convertible collar and comes in light beige or black. Slim skirt ($3.98) has embroidered eagle emblem and white belt, comes in light beige or black.






  • Two examples From Our 1957 Clothes Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1957 Fur Look Trim Slim Dress 1957 Fur Look Trim Slim Dress
    Price: $9.74
    Fur-look fabric trims slim dress in brushed rayon and acetate flannel with the feel of cashmere. New flattery in the "envelope" bodice drape... the smart "tunnel" pockets. Striking "look-of-fur" trim in the acetate and rayon collar and cuffs, repeated in the pocket buttons. Long back zipper. Slim skirt has back kick pleat. Colors are light beige, powder blue or light green.

  • 1957 Puff Sleeve Dress 1957 Puff Sleeve Dress
    Price: $14.50
    The puff sleeve look... in lace, an exquisite Chantilly-type lace in fine nylon and acetate over acetate taffeta. This slim, Empire dress is fashioned for late day and evening. It is sophisticated, yet charmingly soft with engaging details... a tiny cuff at the front neckline; a flounce at the back of the skirt, accentuated by a huge bow of acetate satin. Square neckline and long zipper in back. Choose from black or beige.

  • Two examples From Our 1958 Fashion Clothing Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1958 Back Interest Chemise 1958 Back Interest Chemise
    Price: $12.98
    Slim front Chemise with back interest soaring in a semi-detached blouson, lined with matching rayon taffeta. The skirt is narrowed and just so slightly tapered. Fine quality acetate-rayon crepe. Shiny patent-like belt. Glitter pin on wing collar. About two-inch taped hem. Side zipper. Black only.


  • 1958 Souffle Pouf Dress 1958 Souffle Pouf Dress
    Price: $19.98
    Souffle-pouf... feminine drama, romantically yours in delicately patterned acetate and nylon lace. Styled for sophisticated glamour with its appealing bateau neck (scooped in back) and long, wrist-length sleeves. Its sleek torso reaches its highest fashion note at the hemline with a swirl of matching nylon chiffon. Opaque rayon taffeta, showing a sweetheart neckline, lines garment. Back zip. Finished hemline. Colors are olive green or black.

  • Two examples From Our 1959 Clothes Fashion Clothing Page which includes 20 other examples
  • 1959 Empire Waist Dress 1959 Empire Waist Dress
    Price: $7.98
    The romantic new rise of the Empire line is this season's most youthful looking fashion. Beautifully interpreted here in cotton sateen that belies its wee price. Practically fashioned of crease-resistant combed cotton, mercerized and everglazed to retain its brand new luster. Grosgrain ribbon forms a high band around the back and under the bustline, bowed and streamered in front. The skirt, a graceful princess line is gored all around and has a two inch hem. Flattering scooped neckline is notched in front. Back zipper close. Choose from purple on bright green or bright orange on topaz.


Home Appliances From The 1950's

Remember or Imagine you could go shopping for electrical goods and appliances in the 1950's

Black and White TV's 21 inches and weighed a ton and the tube at the back poked out 20 inches

Part of our Collection of Home Appliances from The 1950's

Home Appliances From The 1950's

Home Furnishings From The 1950's

Remember or Imagine you could go shopping for furniture in the 1950's

You will notice a lot of plastic tables and chairs

Part of our Collection of Home Furnishings from The 1950's

Home Appliances From The 1950's

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