In the late 1940's women started to become full-fledged members of the work force, and dressed like it. 1940s fashion.

In the late 1940's women started to become full-fledged members of the work force, and dressed like it. 1940s fashion.

Vintage 50s Dress 1950s wool dress skater by millstreetvintage

Vintage 50s Dress | 1950s wool dress | skater dress | 5467

Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.

Christian Dior

Christian Dior's New Look, 1947. As a reaction to the rationing of World War II the new look, using many metres of fabric, came into fashion. It was a return to the classic feminine shape, emphasising the bust and hips, with a tiny waist. I love how glamorous this looks with the tiny jacket and voluminous skirt.

1952 Suzy Parker in short black & white check jacket over full skirt by H & E Shapiro, Vogue.

1952 Suzy Parker in short black & white check jacket over full skirt by H & E Shapiro, Vogue.

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'Timeless' Dress 1930s - Fashion 1930s, 1940s & 1950s style - vintage reproduction from 20th Century Fox .com

'Timeless' Dress 1930s - Fashion 1930s, 1940s & 1950s style - vintage reproduction from 20th Century Fox .com

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