Sunday, June 3, 2012


I have begun a new project I would like your help with. I know I have no right to ask as I have been remiss in my blogging duties...but here goes.

If you have followed "Nana's Memories" you are aware most of my memories are from the fifties. The more I thought about those days, the more interested I became in all things fifties. I love the fashions, the glamour, the celebrities (especially those cowboys), the television, the movies, the everything. So...with a lot of work, and a lot of help from my cousin Dena, I started a website called Living-Fifties-Fashion. It is still very fledgling and there is so much more to add.

I have started a page on dresses we wore for special occasions during the 1950's. The page is Dresses For Special Occasions. I think it would be so fun to hear your stories and see your photos too. If any of you have pictures or stories of yourself or anyone wearing christening gowns, baptismal or first communion dresses, Easter dresses, cotillion gowns, beauty pageants, prom dresses, wedding dresses, or any other special occasion dress from the 1950s, I would love to include a page in that section.

There is a form at the bottom of the page that will let you tell your story and attach photos. Your story and photos may warrant a page of its own or if you send photos with just a caption, I may group within similar occasion sections.

Of course, feel free to link back to your site.


  1. I don't have many pictures of the time, but remember vividly some of the dress-up dresses I had. What a fun idea!

  2. I think I can probably come up with a picture for you since that's when I was a teenager. I'll check it out.

  3. I love the fifties as that was when I was a child... I do have a photo of my mother and us then, I will just have to find it.
    Much love Crystal xxx

  4. I think this is a GREAT idea! I plan to participate...will come back in a few days when the grandson is back home and do my posting! What fun!

  5. I just remember my dresses when I was a teenager in late 50's. The dresses were stunningly cool!! I have kept the photos, soon I'll share it with you. :)