Click World War Two Influence on 1940s Fashion - Shoe rationing.To read the full article from the beginning or to download the free ebook.

Click World War Two Influence on 1940s Fashion - Shoe rationing.To read the full article from the beginning or to download the free ebook.

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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.

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.

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Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.

Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.

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The Casual Edit - Chic Basics For Women Over 40 - Midlife Chic
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Rita Hayworth, 1940s Here's our next look for Ibiza sorted. Rita Hayworth works a printed bikini, huge sun hat and peep-toe heels. If only w...

Rita Hayworth, 1940s Here's our next look for Ibiza sorted. Rita Hayworth works a printed bikini, huge sun hat and peep-toe heels. If only w...

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In the late 1940's women started to become full-fledged members of the work force, and dressed like it. 1940s fashion.

In the late 1940's women started to become full-fledged members of the work force, and dressed like it. 1940s fashion.

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9 Best Video Makeup Tutorials for a Women Over 40  beauty tips from BigGirlsGuide.com

9 Best Video Makeup Tutorials for a Women Over 40 beauty tips from BigGirlsGuide.com

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Swimsuit Competition, Paris, 1949. The 2-tone swimsuit is nice. The second from the right is mostly nice. The other two are ugly.

Swimsuit Competition, Paris, 1949. The 2-tone swimsuit is nice. The second from the right is mostly nice. The other two are ugly.

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