Category: 1950s fashion

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19-year-old Diahann Carroll photographed by Carl Van Vechten on March 14, 1955.

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Cla…

Dorothy Dandridge photographed by Edward Clark for LIFE Magazine, 1951.

Eartha Kitt photographed by Carl Van Vechten o…

Eartha Kitt photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1952.

Liberace and Elvis Presley at the Riviera Ho…

Liberace and Elvis Presley at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas on November 16, 1956

(Original Caption) This combination is surely enough to bring down upon us a mass epidemic of teenage swooning spells. Doing the double switch are Liberace, just back from a European tour, and Elvis Presley. Liberace gave up his piano and gold sequined jacket to Presley for the latter’s guitar and striped sports coat in an impromptu jam session backstage after Liberace’s appearance at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas.

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Ed Clark, 195…

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Ed Clark, 1950.

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Betty White at home with her dog Stormy in 1954.

Photos by Elmer Holloway

Audrey Hepburn photographed by Wallace Seawe…

Audrey Hepburn photographed by Wallace Seawell, 1959.

Jacqueline Kennedy and John F. Kennedy at Hy…

Jacqueline Kennedy and John F. Kennedy at Hyannis Port in 1959.

Photos by Mark Shaw

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Elvis Presley on the set of “Jailhouse Rock” (1957)   

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Ebony Magazine Covers – 1953