I Love 1940's Fashion

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    Vivien Leigh And Ava Gardner Are My Idols

    Apparently I'm somewhat of an oddity amongst my generation. Usually when one asks a 25 year old who their fashion idols are they will either be told someone fashionable or that fashion isn't really for them. For me, I respond with Vivian Leigh and Ava Gardner. Usually to some...
    AmoAngelus AmoAngelus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2012

    The 50's are lovely but the 40's are just

    that little bit less ostentatious and generally softer and more comfortable. With very few exceptions (some factory workers and some forces women) women wore skirts and dresses exclusively and really cherished their femininity in often difficult circumstances.
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas
    36-40, F
    Jan 9, 2014

    Finding And Making

    I love hunting for vintage styles, the thrill of finding some forgotten vintage treasure that fits, the joy when you find a place that sells new clothes in vintage styles. Sadly though, those moments seem to be getting rarer. The vintage style seems to be getting more and more...
    AmoAngelus AmoAngelus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2013

    Oh!

    the hats, the gloves, the smart dresses, the nylons, the heels, the tailored suits, the trousers Katheraine Hepburn wore... I love 1940's fashion. The only part I don't like is all the fur they wore.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2010
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