Poodle skirts and tight sweaters were all the rage in the 1950s. Girls usually accompanied this pretty, feminine and innocent style of dress with a pony tail worn high on their heads and wrapped in a matching chiffon scarf.
Headbands were worn two ways. In a casual girl-next-door look with rolled-up jeans and an oversized man's shirt, inexpensive bridesmaid dresses a girl with short hair might have worn a headband instead of a pony tail. Girls who sought a more sophisticated, grownup look would wear sleeveless, form-fitting dresses and beehive hairdos, sleeking back just the front of their hair with inexpensive bridesmaid dresses
Teens who went to sock hops also wore jeweled clips in their hair. These, likeheadbands, completed the sophisticated, grownup style of form-fitting dresses andbeehive purple bridesmaids dresses hairdos by securing just the front of the hair. Greasers occasionally wore jeweled clips along with their tight pants and purple bridesmaids dresses