40s fashion – The Wartime Silhouette

There’s no denying that 40s fashion was heavily influenced by the outbreak of war. There were shortages of everything including clothing, and women were forced to make do and mend, as fabrics were in short supply. Materials such as rayon and synthetic jersey were mainly used during clothing manufacture and the wartime silhouette evolved as … Continue reading 40s fashion – The Wartime Silhouette