1940s fashion

Step back in time with the iconic fashion trends of the 1940s. Explore vintage style inspiration and create your own unique look with these top ideas from the past.
1940s Teenage Fashion: Girls Inspiration, Outfits, Vintage, Vintage Fashion, 1940s Fashion Dresses, 1940s Fashion Women, 1940s Fashion, 1930s Fashion, 1960s Fashion

The term 'teenager' was coined in 1941, and Seventeen magazine printed its first issue in 1944, showing off young teenager-targeted clothing and interests. It was a new market, one that was somewhere between girls and college-age young women. Teenagers were obsessed with crooner Frank Sinatra, hung out at soda fountains, and danced all night to

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Rebecca Hidalgo
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My first love of all the vintage retro decades was with the 1940s. Perhaps because clothing was similar to that in the 1980s, the decade I grew up in, and I subconsciously wanted to relive those times? Hmm, maybe. The reason doesn't matter, but the love for 1940s clothing, especially 1940s dresses, does. You can

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DeAnne [One Project After Another]

Simplicity 2580; ©1948; Misses Skirt and Scarf: The skirt, cut in four sections, joins to a waistband. Style 1 has an outside tuck which encircles the skirt. In Style 2, ruffling trims the lower edge. Style 3 is finished with belt carriers through which a purchased belt is inserted. In Styles 2 and 4, the scarf, cut in two sections, featured pockets on the inside under the tripe row of ruffling at each end. A hood may be formed of the scarf when the slide fastener at the center is secured…

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Annie B
I am beyond smitten with this fantastic soda shop illustration featuring a selection of spring fashions from 1949. #soda #shop #teenagers #spring #vintage #1940s #fashion #clothing #dress Collage, Printables, Fashion, Vintage, 1940s Fashion, 1940s, Pins, Instant, Instant Download

The gray days of winter have me looking forward to spring and lighter/brighter clothing. I scanned these from a 1949 insert of the pattern department of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The green ensemble with matching beret in the first picture has my name all over it. I love the color combination. While the 30s is my absolute favorite era, there are so many things I love about the designs of this time period too. So pretty!

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