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1950-60 Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Kennedy years, Marilyn Monroe and Mad (Wo)Men Fashions and Styles

So there you have an excitement about fashion and style since the World War II is over, the Korean War is over, and America is helping to rebuild Europe and Asia from the effects of the bombings. The soldiers are back home, women are now voting, the various ethnic communities are demanding a rightful place in this new prosperity which seems to be all across America. Those families who were interned in camps as well as veterans demanded an education, a house with a yard, economic and artistic freedom.

Cities and towns are building downtown department stores, which drew people from all over the countryside similar to a magnet. Factories are making all types of merchandize