Crazy-Hilarious Style Advice From the 1950s

Meghan Blalock

We consider ourselves purveyors of style advice here at Who What Wear, and we do our best to make sure that advice is sound, helps you, and (above all) serves to better your experience of life. But back in the day, fashion advice did not always have women's best interests at heart—in fact, it was often just the opposite.

From very strict rules about the accessories unmarried women were "allowed" to wear to crazy suggestions about what to wear (and how to behave) when you're having dinner at a friend's house—the so-called "advice" women were supposed to follow back in the day, when illuminated by the standards of contemporary society, sound crazy, misguided, and frankly hilarious.

Keep scrolling for some of the funniest vintage style advice we've ever come across!

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