1950s Ladies Blouse Collars
The varieties of 1950s tailored tops was largely tied to the style of shirt collar. Here are some of the common styles:
– Pointed collars fastened to a small V neckline. They were often in white but pastels, plaids, checks and thin stripes were common too. They were the most tailored or menswear looking 1950s shirt.
A fancier French name was Bateau. They were large oval necklines popular in knits that could be pulled overhead. Collars were attached to them but never stayed put very well. The “Sabrina” Bateau had two bows on either shoulder.
Small round collars perfect for layering under a They flipped out over the sweater and layered on top. Small and dainty, they were a softer alternative to the point collar.
– Bohemian chic tops with gathered necklines, puffy sleeves and folk embroidery made the peasant top unique. They were common in the 1940s too.