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1940s Fashion – Winter Dresses and Coats in 1940

Winter Fashion Wardrobe for 1940 Glamourdaze reviews some Winter Dresses and Coats in 1940 . Also some vintage inspired wardrobe ideas for the young fashionable 1940s woman. This winter you will look feminine and fascinating. A body that is supple and slim. From head to toe you will be consistent. Hair will be brushed up from your forehead in a…

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1940s Fashion – Fall Dresses in 1940

Smart Fall Dresses for Autumn 1940 – Fall Dresses in 1940. Coats and suits. Dark frocks for colorful jewelry. Fall Wardrobe for $35. Fall wardrobe for $40 Rosalind Russell poses in a fall costume from Bonwit Teller, New York. The felt bonnet is the highlight of this lovely ensemble. A Fall coat and dress to catch the eye. Money pouch…

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1940s Fashion – Fall Dresses in 1944

Fall Fashions of 1944 – The war does not dampen these Fall dresses in 1944. Young American women prepare for the chilly days ahead. Glamour Daze casts an Autumnal eye on the new Fall fashions and picks a ballot of Fall dresses, Fall suits and Fall coats to win your favour. These three young women stopped the traffic in these…

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1940s Fashion – Fall Dresses in 1947

A New Dress Silhouette for Autumn – Nipped in waistlines, soft back fullness and longer fuller skirts. The new Paris silhouette creeps in to Fall dresses in 1947. Fall dresses 1947 – A New Silhouette A black skirt below the knee, but without the petal like fullness of the new Paris look. The Jacket with nipped waist follows Diors new…

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1940s Women’s Army Corps WAC Uniforms

WAC Uniforms of the 1940s – Formed in 1942 as the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps, the name was shortened to Womens Army Corp. The WAC uniform went through several stages of development. The most recognizable item of the WAC uniform was the hobby hat named after WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby. The WAC cap had a jaunty visor design, created…

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1940s Military Fashion – The Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps Women’s Reserve- Glamourdaze continues its examination of uniforms worn by women serving in the American forces – in this case the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve or USMCWR . Similar to the men, but with lighter cloth, the Winter uniform of the MCWR consisted of forest green jacket, six gore skirt and long sleeve khaki skirt,…

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Avon Guide to Perfect Makeup Foundation

Create the Perfect Face 1946 – The beguiling camouflage make-up foundations give fresh, even color to the feminine faces of more than half of the women today – a big step forward on the past three or four years in makeup artistry. Correct make-up for the 1940s is no longer a matter of a quick dab of powder, rouge and…

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Avon Lady – Rouge and Lipstick Tips 1939

Vintage Make-up rules on eve of the 1940s – Avon, a name synonymous with the beauty regimes of millions of American women from the 1920s up to the 1960s. Avon Ladies bought the company beauty products and sold them on their own time to their neighbors, often giving beauty demonstrations too. We present to you some vintage rouge tips and…

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Pinterest Vintage Fashion Channel

Glamourdaze at One Million Monthly Views – Just a heads up to our subscribers. If you haven’t already checked it out, why not subscribe to our popular Pinterest channel. There’s dozens of boards dedicated to all the decades of fashion, from the Edwardian era to the 1980s. Thousands of archive images of vintage style, makeup and hair. Each image links…

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WW2 Women of Canada in the 1940s

Color Photos of Canadian Women during WW2 – Marking the release of our 1940s WW2 Women Memorabilia packs, here are some extraordinary color photographs depicting WW2 Women of Canada. which come courtesy of the Library and Archives Canada. As in Britain, the role of women in Canada changed dramatically during WW2. Like their British counterparts, Canadian women pitched right in,…

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