1931 1935 19381930 - 19401931Style has change since the20s.1933The skirt grow longer. 1935The skirt grows even longerand narrower.1937Clever details such asruched centre front line, butbasically no change from1931 except for the skirtlength.1939Skirts become so short thatthey only just cover theknees. 1930 1379 1939 1933
1940-1950StyleThe skirts growshorter and puffy.ColourThe dress gotcolourful the otherswas black and dull.Patents People stared to likeflower patens.Make up the did notware a lot a make up.
1950-1960The dress getlonger. the dressgot bight andpretty .patronsgot movepopular. therewas a lot anecklace and earrings ,the oddbracelet.
Daywear VersusEvening GlamourUntil the 1930swealthy women hadnot really needed towear practical dayclothes. Althoughstyles had beendesignated daystyles if they wereimpractical it hadnot really matteredas long as maidstook care of chores.
War clothesIn Britain fashionwas a forgottenluxury. We hadrationing of clothing,so most civilians hadto manage withwhatever clothingthey started the warwith, being only ableto replace a fewthings when theywore out. Those weredays of make do andmend, I socks forexample.
Girls and boysIn 1939 all girls woredresses and skirts.Usually a simple blousewas very popular. Orskirts that went down tothe knees and to theankles. The dresses wereusually button down.Men usually buttondown shirts with tiesand long dress brownishcoloured pants.Men for shoes, woreleather dress shoes.