In the fifties, tomboys would wear pants with their bottoms rolled up. An average teenager would wear a full skirt, petticoat, and flat shoes, higher shoes would come later. Haircuts were usually short. The color of the fifties was Pink. In some towns people were aloud to wear really short skirts. In other places police would give summonses to women wearing really short skirts. Nylon was starting to be used for other things than just lingerie and stockings.