Women were instructed not to buy, but to prepare old again. Many models from the 30s have been simplified to meet the needs. Because it was out of necessity not particularly difficult during the war to preserve his slim figure, the boyish type quickly haven’t been announced, but pronounced female forms.
It was also the Decade in the pants for women generally were acceptable. in 1941 they adorned even the legs of Models of US vogue. Originally they had been worn by women in the factories, but they were as wore so practically felt more and more highly tapered the and wide “slacks”. The jeans also joined their triumphant March through the history of fashion.
Typical 1940s are emphasized broad shoulders with shoulder pads, which are an invention of the 80s so in any way and to narrow hips. The costumes were kastig and suspected of partly military, which was also because they were often made from old winter coats, while rock and jackets were shorter.
In Germany he was chic aller thing completely died. were all fashion houses have been summarized in the Berlin model society in 1941 and produced only for export. The German woman should have as 15 children and modest and conventional. Makeup was lace and jewelry prohibited and frowned upon as such as fur. The 40s look is an American, Hollywood has shaped the image that we have of this decade.
Also color for the legs was important during the war. There were stockings soon to buy any more, but a completely naked leg was considered ungentlemanly and ugly at the knee-length skirts. And so you had to cheat.
The simplest solutions was the painting of the typical stocking seam, we today associate with a 40s look with an eyebrow pencil. You could do this alone but hardly and to draw a completely straight line was not for everyone. Therefore, there was soon a small device, with which the pins equally could pull over the legs.
A somewhat more complicated way makeup was a leg. Chicory juice was used if you had no money or bought special dyes. When applying this Farbeproduktes had to work not only very quickly so that the color is evenly distributed, but also wait until the paint was dry, otherwise they risked stains in the clothing you won’t easily she. When it rains, it was
Leg makeup score and spotty, if it not just quite ran away. Elizaberh Arden has therefore developed the tinted lotion pin 200 «”, the water was and beauty salons that specialised in applying a perfect leg-make-up women in the morning.
Some wore only socks because this whole effort simply in their high heels of nightlife. After the war, nylon stockings were the most coveted gift the American GIs brought to GRADPHYSICS in any case.
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