Archive by category 1940s

The hardships which were caused by a world at war dictated the fashions of the 1940s. Once again Hollwood had a major influence of the style of everyday women who were encoraged to look good despite rationing and shortages to keep up morale.

1940s Maternity Dummy

1940s Maternity Dummy

As strange as this photo might seem I couldn’t resist sharing it. Not only does it prove my theory that

1940s Screen Icons: Gene Tierney

1940s Screen Icons: Gene Tierney

Brooklyn-born Tierney was a leading actress in 1940s Hollywood. She started out her adult life as a socialite, before becoming

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