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1940s Skirt History: 1940s teens wearing white blouses, plaid skirts and saddle shoes.  #1940s #vintage #teens

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

Lovely classic saddle shoes and wool skirts, ~vintage ~women ~fashion

1940s Skirt History: All around pleating was very common. Knife pleats, inverted pleats and box pleats were the most popular because they kept the skirt flat and smooth over the hips while adding volume at the hem. The overall shape was still A-line but pleating added a bit more swing to a woman’s step, a sign of post war joy. #vintage #1940s

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

It´s Oktoberfest time. The time of year when quite a lot of people go crazy, get drunk and, for once in a year, wear traditional clothing. S... Vintage drindl 3040s

It´s Oktoberfest time. The time of year when quite a lot of people go crazy, get drunk and, for once in a year, wear traditional clothing.

1940s Fashion (Dirndl Skirt/dress second from the right)

1940s Skirt History: A-Line Classics to Summer Dirndl Skirts

Bodice, Austrian, silk, metal, wool, synthetic, 1890-99. This handsome piece incorporates an interesting combination of materials with lively patterning and embroidery. The puffed sleeves mimic the leg-o-mutton style prevalent in the 1890s. Regional costumes often evolved over time, incorporating fashionable trends with traditional forms.

fashionsfromhistory: “Blouse Austria “ This handsome piece incorporates an interesting combination of materials with lively patterning and embroidery. The puffed sleeves mimic the leg-o-mutton style prevalent in the Regional costumes.

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