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1940s Fashion – Colorful Stockings and New Shoes 1948

Shoes and Stockings for a new Silhouette in 1948 Shoes and stockings 1948. For the first time in 10 years, skirts are so long and full that women can no longer draw attention to their legs by just having them. A host of new shoes and colorful stockings have met the challenge. All designed to be eye catchers for those…

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Vintage 1940’s Women’s Shoes – Then and Now

Glamour Daze examines some stylish 1940’s women’s shoes from 1941 and where to get them today. In leather and the popular trend of elasticized gabardine. Feminine shoes borrow masculine styles From top left Bow Pump with a snub toe. Magic stride in antiqued calf; good looking and a good walking heel for that stylish girl in a hurry. Modified moccasin,…

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Royal Vintage Shoes

Not Your Everyday Thrift Store Find – By Alexandria Cannito for Glamourdaze For many women it’s important to show off an outfit with a perfect pair of vintage style shoes that not only turns heads, but is unique in its own right. So whether you’re hunting for 1920s flapper shoes, or 1930s style shoes or 1940s shoe styles, some opt to…

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Wartime Shoe Styles from 1940 to 1945

Shop Vintage 1940s Ladies Shoes  – If you’re one of those ladies who is busy rummaging in charity stores for that perfect pair of vintage style shoes, then it’s time to stop. Why not pick up a perfect pair of high quality reproduction 1940s era slingback shoes , pumps or sandals ! But where can I find them you gasp? Well,…

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1940s Fashion – Correct Modes for your Shape

1940s Style advice from Busts to Hips – Some 1940s fashion highlights from Color and Line in Dress by Laurene Hempstead. Sketches by Sara Whitney Olds. The advice is brilliant, with pointers that apply just as effectively in the modern era. Correct 1940s Style for your Face Type Correct 1940s Style for your Figure Type THE HIPS THE BUST Left:…

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1940s Fashion – Early Summer Suits 1940

Bette Davis and friends model the latest – 1940s fashion report by Gwenn Walters. A fresh and spirited fashion song is echoed by Bette Davis ( above), whose newest summer costume is previewed for you. A trim dressmaker suit of navy rayon faille conceals a white button-on crocheted lace blouse ‘neath its ribbon hugging jacket. Striking harmonious chords in the…

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1940s Hollywood Spring Styles 1941

Actress Ann Rutherfords Spring Wardrobe – 1940s Fashion Report by Gwenn Walters – Vivacious Ann Rutherford gives you an exclusive preview of her spring dresses for this season. A parchment beige wool jersey sports frock is Ann’s first choice. Designed by LA’s Louella Ballerino, it is a two piece eye-catcher. The blouse, which features soft neckline, shoulder and cuff gathers…

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1940s Post War Shoes Fashion Show

Pathe News’s optimistic style feature – A preview of some of the snappy 1940s ladies shoes we’ll be seeing when austerity is a thing of the past! ( in fact austerity in Britain lasted until 1951!) But it’s with evening wear that some of the most attractive shoes will be worn.This Chinese sandal for instance with high platform sole. That’s…

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1940s Winter Fashion – Maureen O Hara 1941

Maureen steps out in December –   Cross your fingers and hope you’ll fall for the lovely Maureen O Hara as she models some of her favourite winter styles for this December of 1941.   To the left, just swoon at this winter suit: a black silk crepe by Filbert with a brief apron peplum in front, decorated with jewelled buttons of…

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1940s Fall Fashions – Maureen O Hara 1943

Glamorous Maureen O Hara models 1940s Autumn dresses – Step into Fall … like Maureen O Hara, wearing a two piece rayon silk in the news making violet blue. the peplum blouse, draped to make you figure beautifully in any gathering, ties on one side. An Edna Vilm design from Saks Fifth Avenue. Shoes – ultra feminine – a Connie…

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