Tag Archives: 1940s

Corsetry in the War Years 1939-1945

It is interesting that despite shortages of metal, rubber and fabric during the war years, corsets remained an essential part of women’s clothing ration. Indeed, corsets were advertised as being patriotic for several reasons: They gave women a shapely figure, … Continue reading

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Pretty Things List #21

Seeing as the weather has turned cooler and rainy (at long last!) here in Queensland, this Pretty Things List focuses on coats and jackets. Starting with Australian retailers, you can pick up this gorgeous Hell Bunny “Elvira” coat from Aussie … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 7 November – 13 November 2015

Monday Dress: Vintage Brooch: Luxulite Belt: Primark Earrings: Erstwilder Head Scarf: http://www.wildkittyclothing.com.au Tuesday Top: Pinup Girl Clothing Skirt: Collectif Brooch: Luxulite Hair Flower: Your One Stop Pinup Shop Necklace: Erstwilder Shoes: Miz Mooz Friday Top: Crossroads Skirt: Collectif Brooch: Erstwilder … Continue reading

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This Week in my Life… 7 – 13 December 2015

It’s been a pretty busy week this week, during which: A man came and took photographs inside my flat Not for anything exciting or cool, I’m afraid, but because the rental flat I live in (half of an old Queenslander … Continue reading

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Item Review: The Collectif “Hilda” Wiggle Skirt

I’ve never really been one for pencil or wiggle skirt styles – always super aware of my chunky thighs, I stick to swing skirts that skim rather than highlight my legs and bottom. But when I recently made a purchase … Continue reading

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Historic Style Crush: Rita Hayworth

Welcome to the second post in the Historic Style Crush series. Β The first post in the series can be found here. Rita Hayworth was one of Hollywood’s top glamour girls of the 1940s – the pinup all the GIs had … Continue reading

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Know Your Decade: The 1940s

You might be interested to read the other posts in this series: 1950s The 1940s were a time of international war, which in Britain was followed by many years of rationing and rebuilding in the face of massive social changes, … Continue reading

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