1940s Fashion – Correct Modes for your Shape

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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 …

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1940 Vogue Fashion – Winter Coats and Dresses

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Vogue Magazine of December 1940 – Fearless 1940s coats and 1940s wool dresses to please the eye and warm the heart ! Vogue Magazine 1940 for winter coats and dresses. The skirts were slim and pleated. Hair was swept up in a pompadour and hats were large Snapped at the Leonardo da Vinci Exhibit, at the …

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College Girl Winter Fashion for 1940

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Priscilla Lane models four outfits – So you’re going to college ! ( left) Doesn’t Priscilla Lane look a dream in this casual all-day-round dress suited for campus and class? The long sleeved crepe blouse is a deep Hunters green crepe, while the Tartan skirt is of smooth wool in shades of green, orange, yellow …

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1940s Fashion – A Day in the Life of a Model

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A day with a 1940’s fashion model – And now let’s drop in to the house of England’s number one glamour girl Joan Richards. A 1940’s fashion model, who turns her charm and ability into a business. Joan has a long and busy day ahead, splitting her modelling duty between giving shows for the troops. …

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Classic Color 1941 Victory Red Lipstick

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Patriotic 1940s Shade by Besame Cosmetics – One cosmetic brand in recent years that has become most associated with the vintage fashion set has to be Besame Cosmetics, and their vivacious red lipsticks are perhaps their standout product. Aussie girl Gabriella aka Nancy Wake models their latest lipstick for Glamourdaze – 1941 Victory Red, with these charming …

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1940s Fashion – How to make a Glamorous Turban

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British Wartime Tutorial  from 1942 – If you want a new hat, now that hats are rationed, there are ways and means. Turbans are the means and Anne Edwards – fashion editor of Woman shows us some of the ways. Method 1: Having tied the knot on top of the head, you can see how easy …

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1940s Post War Fashion – $20.00 Budget Dresses

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Cheap Dresses in the era of high inflation – It’s 1948 and Life magazine sets out to discover just how well dressed US women can be during a period when inflation is battering the family budget. The answer appears in these pictures of dresses which are on display in department stores across the country and …

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1940s Fashion – Hattie Carnegie Suits in 1945

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Hollywood designer suits modelled by Jane Wyman – Hattie Carnegie presents suits incomparable in every detail. Jacket lines have a pleasing variety. Some are snug, button-down-the-front affairs; some nip in at the waist and flare slightly below it – some are cutaways with elbow-length sleeves, and some are cut wide in the bodice to serve …

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1940s Hairstyles – The Sidesweep Craze of 1945

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Tilted hats create side-swept hairdos – 1940s hairstyles bend to suit the new hat designs of the mid 1940s Off-to-one-side! It’s the most talked of fashion silhouette for the winter season! here are some of the new side-angled hats and their companion fashions in sideswept hairdos. The hats swing down on one side, and your …

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Easy Guide to a 1940’s Woman’s Dress and Style.

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Get the early 1940s Look easily – See the lavishly illustrated Concise History of 1940s Fashion. The post below is a basic ‘ how to’ guide for quickly achieving the 1940s wardrobe look. We have much more detailed posts on typical wardrobes for women from the early to the late 1940s, as well as detailed …

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