January 1950 Irving Penn, among the most gifted of photographers, has reconstructed with imaginative insight a series of fashion landmarks: the clothes, the accessories, coiffures, make-up, settings – and, in this net of physical properties, has caught the mental attitudes of past times."
Tweed skirts, Sears & Roebuck, 1956. These skirts are very trendy now. Especially in the colder weather. Paired with some booties and a blouse-y top. Makes for a great day of work outfit, or even a day on the go. Super cute!
1940s Fashion: The Decade Captured In 40 Incredible Pictures
Models On Bond Street, London, 1942 The wartime look in Britain became much more austere as the years went by. This was the first collection of Utility Dresses for Women, designed by Norman Hartnell in 1942, and showcased on a very quiet Bond Street.
Preppie fashion - started in the late 1940s and 1950s as the Ivy League style of dress. J. Press represents the quintessential preppy clothing brand, stemming from the collegiate traditions which shaped the preppy subculture.