Despite the war, the 1940s fashion still allowed for clothes that were not too clingy or form fitting, it was more about the curves with skirts becoming more A line and a slightly lower neckline.
One of the stand out items of 1940s fashion was the embellishments, ruffles, piping, top stitching, gathers and pleats to name but a few!
It was oh so classic. Just look at these…
An excellent guide to styling the 1940s way Style me Vintage: