Rationing to Ravishing – Fashion from the 1940s to the 1950s

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Evolution of Women’s Style in the 1940s and 1950s – A Vintage Fashion Exhibition curated by the Museum of Vancouver features stunning haute couture clothing garments by some of the great fashion designers from Paris, London, Berlin and New York, which pretty much covers the pole points of couture during that era. The exhibition is comprised from …

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1940’s Technicolor Fashion Film during the Blitz

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Here we present the latest feature on our archive Vintage Fashion channel on YouTube.A beautiful 1940s fashion feature in lush color shot by the great cinematographer Jack Cardiff – this rare piece of film is provided by the British Council. Jack Cardiff is best known for his influential colour cinematography for directors such as Powell …

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Free ebook – 1940s Fashion -The Influence of World War Two

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How were the styles of women’s fashion in the United States influenced by World War II during the 1940s? Our friend Tia Craig has kindly allowed us to publish her in-depth ebook on 1940s fashion and her investigation into the influence that the war had on clothes and beauty styles of the period. You can …

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1940’s fashion – Wedding Dresses and Trousseaus

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A short look at the styles and traditions of 1940s wedding dresses and trousseau. The increasing popularity of a 1940s wedding theme these days suggests a genuine yearning for old style glamor. The yardstick for vintage wedding themes certainly draws a lot from the 1940s fashion era. In those days a woman’s trousseau was placed …

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1940’s fashion – Wardrobe Plan – How to dress accurately

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Overview of a well dressed 1940’s woman – Suit for Church, Street, business and Travel. Now see the lavishly illustrated Concise History of 1940s fashion !! 1940’s fashion – Wardrobe Overview How often do you find your eyes enviously drawn to an attractively dressed woman in a pleasing frock, or suit, and who keeps her …

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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 – Womens Dress Style after the War

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Women’s Dress Codes up to Christian Dior’s New Look – Follow up to Women’s Dress Code of the 1940’s – the War Years.  Now read the full Concise Illustrated History of 1940’s Women’s Fashion – 1940 to 1949. Click on the image below. If you are looking to quickly and easily recreate the 1940’s look for …

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1940’s fashion – Womens Dress Code in the War Years

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1940s Clothing – Women’s Dress and Style– Now see the lavishly illustrated concise history of 1940s women fashion !! Also you can read a free e-publication World War Two Fashion – by Tia Craig . Just click on image below to download direct to your smartphone,tablet or desktop. Welcome to the main hub to several entertaining posts on …

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