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Types of dresses, hair style, and accessories •
Also a major designer
Types of dresses at the time Due to the limited materials, fashions of the era emphasized shorter skirts than ever before.
The signature shape was characterized by a below-mid-calf length, full-skirt, pointed bust, small waist, and rounded shoulder line
The "softness" of the New Look was deceptive; the curved jacket peplum shaped over a high, rounded, curved shoulders, and full skirt of Dior's clothes relied on an inner construction of new interlining materials to
The style of the War. Most of the colors were very dark and plain.
Bottle green Blue grey Brown Navy
Were some of the very few colors
As a lady you weren’t suppose to show much of your body, So the bathing suits didn’t reveal much.
Hair of the War The Peek-a-boo
One thing that you will notice in the hairdos of women during this decade is that it was fairly common to see hair that was rolled or curled below the shoulder. The curls from this time period, when worn casually, were quite loose, though they could be put up quite elaborately. Hairstyles that were popular during the forties were the peek-a-boo bang, the top reverse roll, pin curls, side rolls, the up do, victory rolls, and even the pompadour.
A girl must have her accessories!!! Women typically wore head scarves, turbans, wedged-heal shoes, and kangaroo cloak. Safety for women while working in the factory was just as important as style during this time.
Mostly women wore things that kept there hair out of the way when they worked
Military Apparel The mens Military uniform consists of a very plain and practical combat dress in a thin light brown wool shirt and slightly darker trousers. This was worn in conjunction with a smart olive drab "Class A" dress uniformâ€” which in many cases varied to a rich "chocolate" brown tunic worn with khaki trousers. There was a khaki version of the Class A dress uniform for summer wear. The M-1943 was designed as a layered system, meant to be worn over the wool shirt and trouser. Made of windproof cotton sateen
Major Fashion designer during WWII
( 1905-1957) Christian Dior was the most influential fashion designer of the late 1940â€™s and 1950â€™s. He dominated fashion after WWII With the hourglass silhouette. The New Look was absolutely appropriate for the post-war era. His new look was reminiscent of the Belle Epogue ideal of long skirts, tiny waists and beautiful fabrics.