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While the pin-up models of the 1930s and 1940s tended to be thin, the 1950s saw a shift towards buxom pin-up girls.

Despite the 1950s reputation for being a rather conservative decade in the US, pin-up magazines became racier with nudity being common.

The 1950s represented a time of growth and prosperity for many Americans. Known as the Fabulous 50s this era brought diners, sock hops, soda shops, and the beginning of rock and roll.

Pin-up girl magazines and calendars continued to thrive in the 1950s with dozens of monthly magazines with national distribution.

While the pin-up models of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s tended to be thin, the 1950s saw a shift towards the curvier, buxom pin-up girls. While pin-up images of the earlier era’s focused on legs, the emphasis shifted towards breasts in the 1950’s.

Despite the 1950s reputation for being a rather conservative decade in the US, pin-up magazines became racier with nudity being common. In fact The first issue of playboy, published in December of 1953.

Meet the Sexy Pin-Up Girls of the 1950’s

  • Betty Brosmer
  • Pier Angeli
  • Diana Dors
  • Betty Brosmer
  • Carroll Baker
  • Bettie Page
  • Jayne Mansfield
  • Kim Novak
  • Sophia Loren
  • Marilyn Monroe