Friday, 4 July 2014
The outfits that sold the albums: sizzling fashions from 1950s album covers
The best album covers don’t just catch your eye. They draw you into the world created by the music. And in the early 1950s, that world was consumed by driving Latin beats, exotic rhythms and sultry crooners... Not surprisingly, the fashions depicted on these album covers were as sexy and exotic as the music itself. So feast your eyes on the top five fashion trends, straight from album covers of the 1950s!
Proving that more is actually more, sequins really came into their own in the early 1950s. Even the Devil himself can't resist the allure of a sequin dress.
Gold dresses make gold records... Well, they definitely can't hurt!
When it comes to attracting attention at the record store, plunging necklines reign supreme. A low-cut back is also acceptable, or possibly both at the same time.
Only bad girls wear capri pants... Bad girls, and good singers!
The early 1950s, the Latin music craze took America by storm. People everywhere flocked to learn the sexy new dances, and purchase sexy new mermaid dresses.
This outfit has everything, in golden tone hi-fidelity. Cleavage? Check. Metallic fabric? Check. Mermaid styling? Check. Super tight? Double check.