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1940s-1950s Skirt Suit

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Five reasons why I love 1940s -1950s skirt suit: 1)A vintage skirt suit from the 1940s or 1950s is one of the key pieces in the wardrobe of any vintage aficionado and is a perfect acquisition choice for those just starting their adventure in building that dream vintage wardrobe.    2)1940s fashion was all about the hourglass silhouette; broad shoulders, small waist and ...

The Real and the Inspired By – 1940s Fashion

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The slogan “If you don’t need it, don’t buy it!” may well have been familiar to a woman living in 1940s wartime Britain; a time polar to the opulence of my beloved 18th Century and yet a period that still holds an enormous sway over my own personal sense of style. The real 1940s fashion decade was a tumultuous time, a now-forgotten ...