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


Model Geneviève wearing a silk print dress and matching full-cut jacket by Pierre Balmain, 1954.  Photo by Georges Saad.

Model Geneviève wearing a silk print dress and matching full-cut jacket by Pierre Balmain, 1954. Photo by Georges Saad.

Evening dress by Pierre Balmain, 1954.

Evening dress by Pierre Balmain, 1954.

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.