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


Model wearing leopard pants and accessories by Pierre Balmain, 1951.

Model wearing leopard pants and accessories by Pierre Balmain, 1951.

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.