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History Of Fashion - Episode 4: The 1940s

In this episode, Vintage2Versace's John Knight addresses the affect of the Second World War on fashion and explains how Christian Dior pioneered the 'new ...

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  • Step back in time

    08/02/17 ,via Lititz Record Express

    There will also be several World War II reenactors, vehicles, “The Victory Sisters,” artifacts, free food and (non-alcoholic) drinks. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in 1940s-era fashion. “America Homefront,” a 1940s traveling museum in which

  • 4-H girls add glam to garments at Larimer County Fair's Fashion Revue

    07/26/17 ,via Loveland Reporter-Herald

    The Fort Collins girl had a deadline the next day to enter her handmade evening gown in the "dressy dress" category at the Larimer County Fair Fashion Revue. She made the 1940s vintage floor-length dress in three days, finding it a challenge to put in 

  • Designers to create 'World's First Chess Uniform' in St. Louis

    07/13/17 ,via

    After once being home to a booming garment industry in the 1930s and 1940s, fashion is starting to make a comeback in the city. Now, each of the six designers at the St. Louis Fashion Fund is being paired with six grandmasters to come up with the world

  • There's No Right or Wrong Way to Wear Your Pants Right Now

    08/01/17 ,via

    From the runways of this past men's fashion month to the style on the streets, one clearcut trend has emerged in 2017—that, in terms of length and cut of pants, there is no real trend. From the cropped-and-wide of Todd Snyder and N. Hoolywood, to the 

  • Wartime atmosphere takes over Pateley Bridge in authentic fashion

    07/30/17 ,via Yorkshire Post

    The spirit of wartime Britain was evoked in Pateley Bridge all weekend long as the North Yorkshire market town reverted back to something like it would have been in the 1940s. Residents, shopkeepers and visitors dressed in period clothing were joined


  • Fashion in the 1940s

    Bloomsbury Publishing. 2014. ISBN: 9781784420260,1784420263. 72 pages.

    This book reveals the impact of wartime and austerity on British fashion and tells the story of how a spirit of patriotism and make-do-and-mend unleashed a wave of new creativity among women who were starved of high fashion by shortages and rationing. Many home dressmakers copied the high-end looks, and women involved in war work created a whole new aesthetic of less formal street wear. Fashion in the 1940s also shows how the Second World War shifted the centre of the international couture...

  • 1920s Fashion

    Carlton Publishing Group. 2015. ISBN: 1783130148,9781783130146. 512 pages.

    Containing page after page of fabulous Art Deco fashions, 1920s Fashion documents comprehensively the seasonal fashion styles of the Twenties. Sumptuously illustrated with over 600 original photographs, drawings, and prints, this title is a must-have reference work for not only students of fashion and vintage collectors, but for all fashionistas. 1920s Fashion focuses on the Art Deco period with its beautiful beaded dresses, cloche hats and strappy shoes as worn by the fashionable flappers...

  • Blueprints of Fashion

    Schiffer Pub Limited. 1999. ISBN: 0764309196,9780764309199. 175 pages.

    The most popular 1940s clothing styles were available in patterns for the home seamstress. Companies like Advance, Butterick, McCall and others marketed their patterns to housewives with beautifully illustrated envelopes featuring everything from couture to everyday workclothes, ensembles, sportswear, lingerie, and more. Collectible in themselves, these illustrations also document an era of fashion design.

  • 1940s Fashion 2013. ISBN: 123053041X,9781230530413. 36 pages.

    Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: 1930-1945 in fashion, Zoot Suit Riots, 1945-1960 in fashion, Top hat, Zazou, Bowler hat, Stilyaga, Fedora, Shoulder pads, Hobble skirt, Pork pie hat, Adele Simpson, Deerstalker, Harlequin print, Trilby, Mary Jane, Kitty Foyle, Homburg, Newsboy cap, Spaghetti strap, Bobby soxer. Excerpt: The most characteristic North American fashion trend from...

  • Style Me Vintage: 1940s

    Pavilion Books. 2015. ISBN: 9781910496831,1910496839. 300 pages.

    The next book in the successful 'Style Me Vintage' series is designed to inspire re-enactors and all those vintage aficionados who admire the classic looks of the 1940s. This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together 1940s outfits - from how to create the elaborate hairstyles and how to apply the correct make-up to sourcing the right accessories and authentic clothing, even undergarments. Featuring beautiful original photography, as well as inspirational vintage...

... click here here are some pictures of 1940s fashion to inspire you
... click here here are some pictures of 1940s fashion to inspire you
1940s Fashion – Women’s Dress and Style-
1940s Fashion – Women’s Dress and Style-
... to reveal what 1940s fashions the dishy Rita Hayworth was wearing
... to reveal what 1940s fashions the dishy Rita Hayworth was wearing

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