Amscan Army Abby Playsuit Fancy Dress Costume
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The 1940s fitted styles are harder to find, and most likely won’t have the cute matching skirt to wrap over it (darn!
A swimsuit that came with a matching skirt could transition from pool to party without requiring a change of clothes.The skirt was usually longer than the shorts, between low thigh and above-knee length depending on the age and modesty level of the wearer. We are here to help you find clothing online and learn about vintage fashions as worn by everyday people, just like you.
In this way, they resembled ’40s work clothes and Land Army uniforms – but now in a more stylish summer fashion. Our fashion history blog helps you create the look from decades past using vintage, vintage inspired and thrifty clothing.Your waist is between the bottom of your ribs and the top of your hips, so your measuring tape should be placed in the middle - usually just above the belly button. The shorts would fit similarly to the pants of the day– tight at the waist with a loose and wide leg, with a pleat or two. Playclothes, though strictly for summertime… were one step away from bathing suits, just as demure and relentlessly perky.