The Zoot Suit was the height of fashion among daring young men until the War Department restricted the amount of fabric that could be used. The same restrictions led to the popularity of the women's convertible suit, a jacket, short skirt, and blouse.
When the war and it's restrictions ended, Christian Dior introduced the New Look, feminine dresses with long, full skirts, and tight waists. Comfortable, low-heeled shoes were forsaken for high heels.
See also the preceding Category:1930s fashion and the succeeding Category:
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Apr 20, 2015 ... Despite the hardships of WWII, fashion in the 1940s still ruled as women
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Today 1940's fashion has revived in the form of sexy pinup dresses, flattering A-
line vintage style dresses, peep toe shoes, men's pin stripe zoot suits and fedora
Fashion in the 1940s was a good mix of comfort and glamour. There were
specific outfits that were meant for specific times of the day. Some of their designs
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1940's fashions were all about the hour glass figure with broad ...
1940s Utility Clothes: Image courtesy of Elizabeth Ewing, History of 20<sup>th</sup> Century
Fashion, 1992. Image center and right courtesy of Valerie Mendes and Amy de ...
Fashion from the 1940s includes several classic elements that you can
incorporate into a modern wardrobe. You can dress in the 1940s American
wartime look ...