5 Leave It to Beaver holiday dinner-style outfits
What if you had a holiday-themed dinner where everyone dressed like it was the late '50s to early '60s?
Dress codes can be both good and bad things. It can take away someone's ability to express themselves through clothing, but it can also be a fun way to pay tribute to your favorite show, movie, or decade. What if you had a holiday-themed dinner where everyone dressed like it was the late '50s to early '60s?
What if the attire inspiration came from a classic television show like Leave It to Beaver? Although some of these looks might still be in style, here are five outfits from the show that you could wear to dinner!
1. Button-up Shirt with solid bottoms
You can never go wrong with a simple button-up shirt and solid bottoms. With these shirts, you can choose from ones with patterns or a solid color. The shirts were usually paired with khaki or black pants on the show.
2. Collared shirts with bottoms
Collared shirts were seen a lot on Leave It to Beaver worn by the parents, the children, and even supporting characters. They were usually solid colors and paired with simple pants or a long skirt for June.
3. Suit and tie combination
There's never a wrong time to wear a suit and tie, so why not wear one for holiday dinner? Now, they're worn for special occasions and seen as work attire, but sometimes in the '60s, men were seen wearing them regularly.
4. Classic dress or a long skirt set
Long dresses or skirt sets were highly in style during the late '50s and '60s. Many housewives would wear them daily, no matter the occasion. This classic attire would pair well with your holiday look.
5. Holiday-themed dress for small children
Holiday-themed dresses for young girls became a tradition that many still follow today. They're usually dressed with designs like snowmen or even fall leaves and turkeys on them.
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