A Brief History of the Bra – 1910 to the 1990’s

The history of the bra is inextricably linked with the social status of women, the changes in fashion, and the evolving attitudes toward the female body. This is a short visual history of the modern bra from 1910 to the 1990’s. A Brief History of the Bra Video Watch the full Brief History of the …

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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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1940’s Fashion – Betty’s Winter Wardrobe Plan 1948

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Winter fashion wardrobe in 1948 – Following on from the earlier 1940’s Fashion – A Young Woman’s Wardrobe Plan from 1947. Now see the lavishly illustrated concise history of 1940’s fashion. Is your seasonal 1940s wardrobe just a haphazard collection of outfits thrown together, or a complete and harmonious set of carefully chosen garments that …

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Good Posture Guide for Women – 1940’s Style Advice

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Its interesting to remember that Pilates, now a hugely popular guide to good posture was developed in the 1940’s and named after Joseph Pilates. Women of the 1940’s simply had to master correct posture. There was no option. Corset makers like Spencer did their bit to help, but there is no better alternative than simply …

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1940’s Fashion – A Woman’s Clothing Plan 1947

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1940’s Clothing Plan and Budget 1947 – Now see the lavishly illustrated concise history of 1940s fashion ! 1940’s Fashion – A Young Woman’s Annual Clothing Plan A typical yearly clothing plan for a 19 year old San Francisco woman in 1947. Even in the opulent USA, the average woman of reasonable means, could only …

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