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4 Rebellious Rock and Roll Inspired Outfits
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4 Rebellious Rock and Roll Inspired Outfits

Nowadays, fashion has become an integral part of creating a unique identity and personal brand. However, to understand the history of fashion as a cultural identity, we delve into the post-World War II era: the 1950s. During this period, America was engaged in the Cold War with the Soviet Union and actively fought against communism. The civil rights movement, which aimed to secure equal rights for African Americans, was also in its early stages. One of the most significant events during this era was the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case 1954. This case declared that the segregation of black and white children in separate academic spaces was unconstitutional. One of the most influential generations was born: the baby boomers.

In pop culture, televisions became widely affordable to the average American household, leading to the emergence of the Golden Age of Television. Iconic shows like I Love Lucy and The Twilight Zone captured the imagination of audiences across the country and significantly impacted popular culture. Teen rebellion was established, with youth culture identifying more with pop culture than their social class. This was influenced by the emergence of rock and roll music and fashion, which would evolve over many decades in historical events and significant cultural shifts. Read on and indulge in the spirit of rock and roll and see what modern looks you can put together at your local Melrose store.

4 Valentine's Day Outfits for Date Night
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4 Valentine's Day Outfits for Date Night

It's the season of love, feeling special, and a little extra sexy. Valentine's Day approaches soon, and My Melrose has curated a selection of dresses, shoesaccessories, and even fragrances to give a holistic look to some hot date fashion. In addition, there's a look for various personalities, and today's style guide article guides you to the perfect look for your special night.

8 Western Inspired Looks for Two Stepping and Rodeo Events
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8 Western Inspired Looks for Two Stepping and Rodeo Events

The wait is over; My Melrose has brand new apparel styles, the first of the year. To begin our first apparel blog of the year, we share eight western-inspired looks appropriate for two-stepping at a country club or visiting the local rodeo. The outfits feature plaid flannel tops, a spaghetti strap halter, a mock neck, a graphic tee, denim jeans, booties, and western boots. Some looks are inspired by traditional western fashion, while others are more modernized and chic. Take a gander below at our western-inspired selections.

Marilyn Monroe's Signature with a caricature of the famous actress
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Pop Culture Inspiration: 4 Outfits Inspired by Marilyn Monroe's Off Screen Looks

Any leading man or leading lady could be called a movie star, but among those already rare individuals whose commanding physical presence and charisma commands the attention of an audience, few can truly be considered icons. Charlie ChaplinJames DeanJohn WayneBette DavisClaudette Colbert, and Audrey Hepburn are among those rare stars whose legacies and likenesses have endured, cementing them as icons. One icon eclipses them all, her work and visage recognizable worldwide even a full 60 years after her tragic death:  Marilyn Monroe.