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1940s Skirt History: All around pleating was very common. Knife pleats, inverted pleats and box pleats were the most popular because they kept the skirt flat and smooth over the hips while adding volume at the hem. The overall shape was still A-line but pleating added a bit more swing to a woman’s step, a sign of post war joy. #vintage #1940s

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

Simplicity 4824 1940s Misses Box Pleated Skirt and by mbchills, $10.00

"Simplicity 4824 Misses Box Pleated Skirt Suspenders - Womens Vintage Sewing Pattern"

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

Skirt History: Colorful tartans and plaids were especially popular with teens.

The piecing and pleats on this 1940s skirt pattern give it the interest and ease of wear to make it a wardrobe staple. It has a fairly straight silhouette.

#4006 1940s Arches Skirt

The piecing and pleats on this 1940s skirt pattern give it the interest and ease of wear to make it a wardrobe staple. It has a fairly straight silhouette.

How to Wear 1940s Women's Fashion infographic #1940sfashion #fashionhistory

How to Wear 1940s Women's Fashion

How to dress in early and late style clothing. Start with an A line or pinup wiggle dress and add chunky heels, a hat or hair flower, gloves and seamed stockings. Shop style clothes at

Nos anos 40 entramos num período de guerra no qual houve a escassez de produtos e as pessoas foram incentivadas a deixar a moda mais racional a reciclando roupa e fazendo-a em casa para uma melhor economia. Em tempos de guerra a moda passa a ser algo necessário e menos ostensivo. A silhueta era estreita e marcada. As saias eram retas com pregas invertidas para facilitar o movimento.

Women's 1940s Victory Suits and Utility Suits

The most iconic look of war-time was the two-piece women’s suit. In the United States, it was patriotically called the victory suit. In Britain it was the utility suit.

Kelly Green Pleated ButtonSkirt | Modest Dresses and Clothing for Church | Trendy Modest Women's Dresses and Clothes

Pleated Button Skirt

This skirt is as beautiful as it looks! Stunning kelly green skirt features side pleats and gold button accents.

Love this happy dress. Totally matches my current Mad Men phase.

the perfect floral dress for those who can wear yellow well

A elegantly lovely 1940s Lilli Ann suit. #vintage #fashion #1940s

Lilli Ann Suit, (via Dorothea's Closet Vintage)

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