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.
Nov 2, 2016 ... Despite the hardships of WWII, the 1940s were still a brilliant decade for style. We
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With the start of the war and a strict rationing on fabric, dresses in the 1940s
became shorter. Whereas the 1930s featured dresses down to mid calf, the
Jan 30, 2016 ... 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 ...
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1940s Utility Clothes: Image courtesy of Elizabeth Ewing, History of 20<sup>th</sup> Century
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Feb 17, 2014 ... Women who had for years worn the more austere fashions of the 1940s (and
were fatigued at reading endless articles on how to extend the life ...
Jul 10, 2013 ... Quick vintage fashion lesson: 1940s looks weren't pouffy like 1950's and early
1960's dresses. Ask yourself: would Betty Draper wear this?