"For although the War Production Board is intent on keeping yardage used by the ready-to-wear industry down to a minimum, it will not freeze fashion ingenuity." Women were encouraged to Make do and Mend. Patterns on how to repurpose not only your but your husbands clothing into new dresses, shirts, coats and pajamas were produced along side rationing coupons. #WWIIFashionFacts
Vogue Special S-4415 | 1940s one-piece coat-dress. Gasp. Love. More
♥♥♥ Woman in red dress with parasol, 1910s ~ illustration by A. Souchel... I would so love to wear fashions like this!
vintage 1940s capsule wardrobe
Golfing 1905, 1929, 1935
Eisenhower Jacket- Named after Dwight Eisenhower, this jacket was short, bloused above the waist, and fitted with a belt. Seidman, Dana. "Eisenhower Jacket." Pinterest. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Mar. 2013.