1940’s Fashion – America vs Dior New Look 1947

Paris Fashion Rises Again  – After virtual domination for some years by the Americans, there is no better way to sum up the new post-war Paris fashion explosion, and the panic and incredulity which the Dior New Look triggered, than in this defensive fashion review from 1947. Procured from that great archaeologist of all things papery – Old Magazine Articles. Late…

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1930 Hollywood Summer Fashion – June 1930

Slenderizing flared lines in the new mode – The graceful evening gown worn by Norma Shearer is of pale powder blue silk and is divine. It is Grecian in line with bodice caught up over one shoulder and finished with a scarf of the material extended to the uneven hemline. The other shoulder is bare.Next, two images of Norma Shearer,…

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