1940’s Department Store Fashion – Louisville

1940’s Department Store Fashion – Louisville. All images – Royal Photo Company Collection Deep in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky was the now long departed Kaufman Straus Department store which carried up to date women’s clothing from 1879 to 1969. By the 1930’s and 1940’s – fashion shopping was a family affair where mothers,daughters,aunts and …

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1940s Fashion – A Most Glamorous Department Store


The Neiman Marcus  Department Store – 1940s Fashion.  The photos featured here were taken between 1939 and 1945 by Life photographers Nina Leen and Alfred Eisenstaedt and curated by the online Life Photo Archive “I dreamed all my life of the perfect store for women. Then I saw Neiman Marcus, and my dream came true.” …

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