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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1950’s vintage fashion like using the street and movement in the background

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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.

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The more iconic or representative look would be: 1920s: a T-strap; 1940s: Open-toed platform chunky heels with an ankle strap, 1950s: a little pointed-toe early stiletto court shoe; 1990s: Dr. Martens Oxfords or boots, although those chunky sandals are pretty '90s, too. And, extremely high stilleto in 2000....

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Model is wearing from Ohrbach’s department store, photo by Nina Leen, 1951 - loving the striped petticoat

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This is what women looked like before processed food.....think about it.... Vogue 1954

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