1958: New Hollywood
Marilyn Monroe was the one who started the “Hollywood fashion” – glamorous, unapologetic style which consisted of fitted dresses, bold jewelry and daring makeup, specifically red lipstick. She was followed by actresses such as Brigitte Bardot and Elizabeth Taylor, who was known for her luxurious style. Halter tops
All throughout the fifties, summer attire was very popular among women, and it was one of the biggest changes in the fashion world; it was only in the late fifties that the high-waist bikini became popular in the U.S., but when it did, it was a huge hit.