1940s Fashion – Cool Winter Styles

What to step out in for January 1941 –

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1940’s Fashion Report.

Three lovely street outfits to start with.
1. Like an expensive English classic with its impeccable tailoring, soft wool and cashmere jersey, ribboned cardigan front. A natural for year round wear.
2. P stands for pinafore frock, pleated ruffs n pockets a-plenty. In otherwards – perfection. Delicious shades of crèpe, contrasting graduated buttons.
3.Wait till he sees you in this! What a stunning evening dress ! The all-important gold-embroidered dinner blouse, startling in scarlet with black skirt.

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Three more lovely outfits to warm your cockles in the winter days ahead.
1.Short and sweet! The fur jacket you’ve always craved and thought you couldn’t afford, at a believe it or not price of $38. Skunk dyed or sable-dyed Opossum.
2.Rise and shine at the office in this sueded rayon jersey – with self buttons and buttonholes all over the place! Heavenly colors too!
3.Who’s looks as sweet as sugar!? Your rumpus coat frolics with your rain or shine. Water-repellent cotton gabardine, red collar and hood lining, zipper pocket. Ducky !

Our next two outfits capture American youth. All eyes are on Spring in the 1941 classic hats and frocks. You won’t get along with out these lovely dresses.

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1. A McKettrick classic with skirted front fullness in Wedgewood blue and white in stripe effect. Pert patent leather opera pumps to finish from Kitty Kelly.
2.Tonic touch for midwinter; two tones are better than one. Grey for the blouse and belt trimming; dusty rose for the side pleated, top stitched skirt and sleeves. Stitched straw beret to complete the effect.

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Finally, for the evening function, two dazzling dresses. Hoods are definitely in this season.To the left a charming formal tafetta with pin-point waist. Rhinestones sparkle flirtatiously on straps and pockets. To the right, white angel goes glamorously to dinner in rayon jersey … multi colored sequins stud the halo hood.

That’s all !
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