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

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1931 Chanel, Sequin dress - Design by Gabrielle Coco Chanel - Worn by Gloria Swanson - Vintage 1930's Chanel - Musée du Costume et de la Dentelle

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Evening Gown (image 1) | 1930s| silk damask | Augusta Auctions | April 20, 2016/Lot 311

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Vintage 1930's Jane Engel Silk Crepe Floral Dress | From a collection of rare vintage evening dresses at http://www.1stdibs.com/fashion/clothing/evening-dresses/

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1940s Maroon Halter Day Dress American. The bodice of faille with fan pleated ruffle descending from shoulders around to low U back, slender crepe skirt with faille fan and box pleated deep hem, tucked stitched waistband, labeled: Adrian Original.

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