|Photo by Horst|
|Photo by Lee Miller|
Illustration from Vogue Pattern Book that accompanied the Autumn Forecast & Fabrics issue of British Vogue, September 1941. On the left, a cut-away jacket over a pleated dress perfect for all-day, every-day. Both the jacket and dress can double with other outfits. Pictured on the right, a beautifully detailed day dress for dressed-up occasions.
|Hat & Bag-Muff by Otto Lucas|
Wolsey fashion ad for a timeless soft jersey shirtmaker dress in a grand, brilliant colour, and underneath.....pure wool Brevets underwear (vest and panties) to wrap you in comfort and warmth; plus Klirsheers artificial silk stockings.
The colors and textures for Fall. Perfect for a new suit or coat. For linings, try using discarded print dresses or linings from other things no longer wearable. Watch the fabric counters for remnants. For your suit blouse, a woolen shirt for the coldest weather, cotton velveteen, and unrationed lace to wear with tweeds as well as for evening wear.