1940s Style advice from Busts to Hips –
Some 1940s fashion highlights from Color and Line in Dress by Laurene Hempstead. Sketches by Sara Whitney Olds. The advice is brilliant, with pointers that apply just as effectively in the modern era.
Correct 1940s Style for your Face Type
Correct 1940s Style for your Figure Type
Left: Narrow skirt emphasizes upper part of figure; flaring skirt and low belt equalize the figure.
Right:Horizontal lines in waist increase width; perpendicular lines give length.
Correct 1940s Style for your Feet Type
That’s all !