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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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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1930’s Fashion – The invention of Nylon Stockings !

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The invention of Nylon Stockings ! The story of nylon, and subsequently – nylon stockings began with a gentleman called Wallace Carothers, whose team at DuPonts chemical company, after ten years of research in the field of Polymers, produced a fiber that was to replace silk in many clothing garments.After his lab came up with …

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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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Vintage Stockings – an image and film history

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1920’s hosiery ad – illustrated by Coles Phillips. Vintage Stockings History and Archive films The story of how hosiery developed into such a uniquely feminine piece of apparel is largely to do with the developments in fiber. During the late 1800’s, the fibers used in hosiery changed over from woolen to cotton. By the early …

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