Fashion in the 1950s
Fashion Show At Parkers Mill
In the video attached to this page, female employees at Parker's Mill in Bingley put on a fashion show of clothes they had made in the mill's workshops. On a stage decorated with pastel coloured drapes and flower arrangements, the women take turns to model the latest designs in dresses.
Students from St.Barts Primary School watched the fashion show in the film 'Parker's Mill'. They then imagined that they were one of the people at the show. This is what they thought they would...
See: People modelling clothes. There is a lady in a black and cream dress. In the background there is a chair and some curtains.
Hear: Music and the sound of someone speaking.
Smell: Perfume and flowers.
Taste: Champagne, wine or beer.
Touch: The feel of fabric, dresses and the flowers.