Welcome to The Costume Gallery's research area for 20th Century Fashions during the 1950s. This era fashions are frequently marked as the Dior's New Look. The post war Baby Boom was at its height during this time. Television reflected the way people dressed. The decade's fashions were heavily influenced by the birth of Rock 'n' Roll and the abundance of teenagers in the later half of the decade. There were many fashions from this era as you will see by the references below.