Vintage Fashion | 1940s Fashion Inspiration
ADORED VINTAGE: Vintage Fashion | 1940s Fashion Inspiration
British actress Anna Neagle looking girl-next-door gorgeous in a sweetly lovely polka dot blouse and cute curls.
Grey wool dress with white linen collar and cuffs, by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell, American, 1947.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Dress
There only were a few new styles that became trademarks of the 1940s because this time period head wear was very diverse :the beret- a one piece round, flat, french inspired hat that sat directly on top or angled off to the side;the turban- a piece of fabric wrapped around the head and What Did Women Wear in the 1940s? decorated with flowers, feathers or jewels... But as you can see,all of these hat styles were not practical for sun protection, merely decorative.
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September 1941: Dorothy Shapard, student at Vassar, in a career classic blue grey wool dress with a plaid jacket in blue, grey, red, and black and a red hat. Image from © Condé Nast Archive/Corbis,
~ Raleigh Vintage ~: 1940s Campus Suits for Women
Dior "New Look" 1947. Bar' Suit & Hat - Christian Dior. Paris, 1947 spring/summer, Ligne Corolle et en Huit (remade by Dior about 1955). Suit: jacket, silk shantung by Bianchini Férier. Skirt, wool crêpe. new looks, bar suit, dior new look, christian dior, new look dior, dior 1947, bar silhouett, dior ss, contemporari fashion
The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Skirt
Coat Mainbocher (American, 1890–1976) Date: 1946 Culture: American Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 47 1/2 in. (120.7 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 Accession Number: 2009.300.169 This artwork is not on display 1940s ℱashion, mainboch, 1946, museums, vintag fashion, 1940s fashion, art, metropolitan museum, coats
Coat Mainbocher (American, 1890–1976) Date: 1946 Culture: American Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB: 47 1/2 in. (120.7 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 1954 Accession Number: 2009.300.169 This artwork is not on display
Mainbocher | Coat | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Bar" suit and hat (silk shantung jacket, wool crepe skirt, and straw hat) by Christian Dior, French, spring/summer 1947. 'Bar' is one of the most important designs from Dior’s first collection. The tight-fitting jacket has padded hips which emphasise the tiny waist. The long pleated wool skirt, backed with cambric, is exceptionally heavy. "Bar" cost 59,000 francs and ushered in the post-war "New Look".
V&A - The Golden Age of Couture - Exhibition
vintage 1940s blue rayon belted dress | Across the Lake Dress. Simple and elegant
12 Steps to a 1940's Hollywood Makeover. | Glamourdaze
Polka Polish: Matchy-matchy
Sperry Gyroscope woman worker wearing one of 3 types of plant uniforms allowed, overalls with shirt or sweater, hair protected by hat and low heeled sturdy shoes. 1942