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17 Aug

1940s fashion tips from the catwalks

Since Fall 2009 / Winter 2010 catwalks have been heavily influenced with the 1940s style, it’s a good idea to find out what the key trends in 40s were like. The thing about repeating itself is so as not to copy the entire look the way it was, but to keep up with the leading trends. Imagine yourself wearing your grandma’s frock or suit. …I couldn’t.

’40s style tips

  • emphasise the hourglass shape: focus is on the waist while making your shoulders and hips look wider ()
  • exaggerate: make use of the vivid colours (), full skirts, big shoulder pads () and gloves ()
  • use your girl power: frills, ruffles (Moschino), sheer fabrics (), high neckline and beautifully draped sleeves
  • buy a hat: either small (L’Wren Scott) large (Alexander McQueen), if you dare go for a one with veil
  • if you’re fed up with a feminine style, choose oversized men’s shirts (Dries Van Noten), “sloppy joe” sweaters, rolled up jeans or a suit
  • get a sexy finger waves hairstyle and make your lips red like
  • look up for the 1940s stars like Rita Hayworth, Veronica Lake, Shirley Temple

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