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01/03/2014 10:45 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Fashion Magazine Covers Were So Much More Glamorous In The 1950s

It's an indisputable fact that the 1950s were a more glamorous time than the present, sneaker-filled world we live in. Nowhere is this more apparent than on the covers of fashion magazines from the era, which showcase the then-contemporary fashions in vivid, Kodachrome-worthy colors.

With photographers like Irving Penn, models like Anne St. Marie and celebrities like Audrey Hepburn to bring them to life, it's no wonder that these glossy covers still inspire us. Check out a sampling of some of our favorite 1950s covers, and let us take you back to a time when red lipstick, cat eyeliner and daytime hats reigned supreme...

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mademoiselle

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