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Costume

kos' tyoom, (1) the style of dress peculiar to a nation, historical period, etc.; (2) the clothing of another period, place, etc.

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Some Hats of the Past
Some Hats of the Past

Fashion in 1947
Fashion in 1947

Fashion in 1957
Fashion in 1957
Pointed-toe shoes for women swept the fashion world with unprecedented speed in 1957.

Fashion in 1958
Fashion in 1958

Fashion in 1959
Fashion in 1959

Fashion in 1960
Fashion in 1960
The typical daytime look for women in 1960 began with a high bulbous hat over a high bouffant coiffure or a short bob with points on the cheeks, and then extended from sloping shoulders and deep armholes into a wide-sleeved, rounded jacket tapered in at the hemline.

Fashion in 1978
Fashion in 1978

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