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1940s outfits

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Pumpkin Patch GYRAD and a New Pair of Jeans

With the onset of fall and winter coming, I really wanted to make myself another pair of vintage-style jeans. I have one pair now, but they're a 50s-60s pedal pusher style, and I didn't want to have to worry about chilly ankles. Thus, I set about making a 40s, baggy, farmgirl sort of jean. I took inspiration from the Freddies of Pinewood styles and vintage photos, and I'm quite pleased with the results! (Though in these photos they're a bit wrinkly from sitting in class all day.) I used the…

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1940s Casual Outfits: Summer Clothes & Shoes

I love it when readers ask me for help with vintage outfits. One recent request was ideas for 1940s casual outfits. I have seen this topic come up a few times in some groups I follow as well. "Casual" and "vintage" usually do not belong in the same sentence. What was casual or informal in

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A fashion look from July 2016 by gone-girl featuring Valentino, Chelsea Crew, Patek Philippe, Alexis Bittar, Zara Taylor, Brooks Brothers, 1940, 40s, 1940s, WWI...

1940s Chic in Red Joan & The Aftermath

I recently flew, and what better time to catch up on costume movies you’ve been meaning to watch? Inflight entertainment had Red Joan (2018) and The Aftermath (2019), two films I’ve bee…

The Siren's Call

When I was a super cool early high schooler, my best friend and I would go to the mall every Saturday morning and try on clothes. Luckily, our parents did not spoil us and we often did not have money to buy all the things we tried on, but we enjoyed it nonetheless. It was fun to try on all the clothes and splurge every once in a while on some random piece. Since then, I started wearing vintage, sewing, etc., and the mall no longer holds the same appeal for me. In fact, I rarely go, and when…

Simple Summer 1940s Skirt and Blouse

When I made my 4th of July dress this year, I pulled out some navy fabric from my stash to use as contrast, only to discover it was a heavier weight poly blend that was much more suitable for a skirt. And solid color skirts are great staples I have...

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