Category: 1950s fashion


John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy with their daughter Caroline at Hyannis Port, 1959.

Photos by Mark Shaw 


Marilyn Monroe photographed by Ed Clark, 1950.


Jerry Lee Lewis kisses his new wife,

Myra Gale Brown, accompanied by his sister Jean as they arrive at Idlewild Airport in New York City on May 28, 1958. 

Earlier in London, Myra, who was 13 years old and Lewis’s third cousin, revealed their secret marriage. Lewis married Myra before his divorce from his second wife was final. Many of Lewis’s engagements in Great Britain were canceled as a result of the scandal.

Billie Holiday with her

dog Pepi at Sugar Hill nightclub in Newark, New Jersey, April 1957.

Photos by Jerry Dantzic


Jayne Mansfield photographed by Peter Stackpole for LIFE Magazine, 1956. 


Joan Collins photographed by Earl Leaf at home in Los Angeles, circa 1955.

The marquee of the

Paramount Theatre in New York City advertises the bill for the evening which featured the movie Clash By Night with Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Douglas, Robert Ryan and Marilyn Monroe, and in person is Les Paul, Mary Ford, Joey Bishop, Tommy Edwards, Peiro Brothers and Ralph Marterie And His Orchestra on June 19, 1952.

Photos by PoPsie Randolph

Albums Released In 1958


Elizabeth Taylor and Eddie Fisher on their wedding day in Las Vegas on May 12, 1959.

Photos by Bob Willoughby


Marilyn Monroe hosts a press party held at her home on March 3, 1956 in Los Angeles, California.

Photos by Earl Leaf