1940s Christmas Fashion – Party Frocks for Dec 1941.
First published in December 1941 issue of Good Taste Magazine United Kingdom
” It’s Christmas 1941 and Britain is at war. but that won’t stop women from going glamorous and feminine for the festive season. No bombing raids nor threats from Hitler shall stop us from celebrating our womanliness!”
1940 Xmas Party frock1
Isn’t this gay little hooded coat just what you need to slip over your tweeds and woolies on a cold and frosty morning?
The hood is lined with material in a contrasting colour for extra warmth, and you’ll find the big patch pockets specially useful!
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The frill-trimmed yoke and cuffs give this youthful frock an air of gaiety that makes it just right for Christmas parties. Don’t you love the becomingly gathered bodice, and neat waistband that ties with a dainty bow at the front?
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What could be more charming, or more feminine, than this beautifully designed dress? It has a smart new neck-line and a graceful draped bodice that does flattering things to your figure, while the flared skirt is a cleverly cut two piece style.
Interesting 1940s Wartime fashion exhibition held earlier this year by LeicestershireCC.
1940 Xmas Party frock4
Nothing could be more becoming for you svelte young maidens than this delightful dimdl dress. It fastens down the back with a row of tiny buttons., and the full swing skirt is gathered into a neat fitted waistband.
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We’re specially proud of this smart dress. It has more than its share of style. Have it if you wish in pretty flowered silk fabrics. Pink floral on soft white if you can source it in these war times.
That was a frock review from the UK in December 1941. Bearing in mind that women had to buy clothing under the strict rationing guidelines – with so many coupons per annum –