Sunday, 8 March 2015

Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style review – pluck, hope, humour and grace | Art and design | The Guardian

Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style review – pluck, hope, humour and grace | Art and design | The Guardian

Imperial War Museum, London.
From designer air-raid onesies to homemade mascara, necessity is the
marvellous mother of invention in this small but perfectly formed look
at how style survived in wartime Britain. Rachel Cooke. Sunday 8 March 2015 07.00 GMT. Facebook Twitter. An ambulance worker in Kennington, London prepares for action, 1940. Photograph. © IWM ... “To work for victory is not to say goodbye to charm ...
 

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