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Everyday Fashion Styles Of The 1940's

Created on Apr 07, 2016 by Kathy Pinna
The 1940's were influenced by the dominant event of the decade - World War 2. It's no wonder that coming out of the Great Depression and dealing with the trauma of a World War that fashion was more sober and less flamboyant. But it was still great fashion!
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1940's glam

Fredericka Christina Hatten

Hair piled up, more makeup, feathers on the top - 1940's glamor.

1941 Arizona

Eric John Phelps

What a stylish, cute couple!

Cracker Jack!

Tom Murphy

Every boy was a sailor in 1942 - but not every boy had the pose down!

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Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Sophie Wilkinson Loria

Can't you see her dancing to "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy"?

Such style!

Joan Winifred Bates

Perfect hair, fabulous suit jacket - we love her style.

Dressed to the nines

Unknown woman

She had the purse, shoes, and hair - with a kitten as an accessory!

A teenager in the '40's

Esther M Martz Phillips

16 yr old Esther Martz in 1943 - a little more conservative than today!

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The car says 1930's - the fashion says 1940's

Vivian Blied

The hair, lipstick, loafers and short skirt look like the 1940's although a relative says it's 1938. Ahead of her time?

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