It was the final of the 1940s fashion. The war in Europe finally over, Paris needed to prove that it was still leader of the pack. Facing severe fabric shortages, necessity nonetheless proved the mother of invention.
On both sides of the Atlantic top designers were called up to do their bit. The British Board of Trade drafted in a group which included Hardy Amies, Victor Stiebel and Edward Molyneux to design a complete civilian ‘Utility’ wardrobe to be mass-produced and bought with clothing coupons. That was 1940s mass fashion.
hello, i am doing a school project on 1950s fashion and was wondering -how did the prior existing situation before change the 1950s fashion? Pretty much how did 1940s fashion influence/change the 1950s. Thank you!!!!!!!!