Original Publication: Clothes for a Coupon Summer - pub. 1941 ~ "Two matching summer dresses in spotted materials. They have fitted waists and patch pockets and short sleeves with cuffs just above the elbow. They each need seven clothing coupons.
Eisenhower jackets: were also a wartime suit style and were based off military jackets. They slightly bloused over the hips and cinched in at the waist with a belt. This jacket was named after Commander Dwight Eisenhower.
Saturday’s inspiration: fashion flashback in NY ♥
Delma Byron standing in Rockefeller Center from series on beautiful girls in New York.
Three lovely ladies embrace their military
sailor suit fashion for women, vintage sailor dress
Stylish young women, LIFE Archive, Photo by Nina Leen
Fashion: Models On Bond Street, London, 1942 The wartime look in Britain became much more austere as the years went by. This was the first collection of Utility Dresses For Women, designed by Norman Hartnell in and showcased on a very quiet Bond Street.
Miami Beach Fashion 1940 from LIFE magazine by Alfred Eisenstaedt