The Nifty Fifties
A celebration of fashion and popular culture of the atomic age.
Long live '50's glamour!


Model wearing a coral tweed suit by Pierre Balmain, 1957. Photo by Philippe Pottier.

Model wearing a coral tweed suit by Pierre Balmain, 1957. Photo by Philippe Pottier.

Pierre Balmain with his house model, Marie-Thérèse, 1953.

Pierre Balmain with his house model, Marie-Thérèse, 1953.

Model wearing a Pierre Balmain embroidered gown and manteau, 1953.

Model wearing a Pierre Balmain embroidered gown and manteau, 1953.

Model wearing Pierre Balmain for Jardin des Modes, September 1957.

Model wearing Pierre Balmain for Jardin des Modes, September 1957.

Model wearing a Balmain evening dress for L’Officiel March 1957.

Model wearing a Balmain evening dress for L’Officiel March 1957.