Incentive: the war is over, and our men are home. Result: a woman in her element!
There’s a kind of luminous look about her, as though all the lights had gone on quite suddenly. Satin goes with it, and pearls:
1940s Pajama Fashion – Designer – Tina Leser
This pale green-and-gold slipper satin robe, ankle-length; these soft-spoken gold ballet slippers. You’ll know – and he’ll tell you, with words and gestures!
1940s Pajama Fashion – Designer – Joseph Whitehead.
Chinese pajamas in white lame, slim and silvery, catching the candlelight. Actually, you are far better company than a dream, and less remote – but you do resemble one. Stilt-high silver brocade clogs make you taller than you are. The loose, easy jacket and silky trousers feel distinctly free and different after daytime clothes. No bracelets, pins or flowers. You are yourself, but a shining version!
1940s Pajama Fashion – Tina Leser
The way you’d like to look but never quite dared: it’s your privilege, at home, to be as dramatic as you please. If you have this kind of lean long figure, this kind of pajama is a wonderful thing to own and wear. Turkish in cut, russet-brown in color, worn with a gold-trimmed belt, great bronze clogs, your hair smooth and shining, new iridescent pink nail polish – and perfume, definitely exotic!