September , Just Three Weeks After The Outbreak Of War, Gladys Mason Wrote Briefly In Her Diary About Events In Europe Hitler Watched German Siege Of Warsaw City In Flames And, She Continued, Had My Wedding Dress Fitted Lovely For Gladys Mason, And For Thousands Of Women Throughout The Long Years Of The War, Fashion Was Not Simply A Distraction, But A Necessity And One They Weren T Going To Give Up Easily In The Face Of Bombings, Conscription, Rationing And Ludicrous Bureaucracy, They Maintained [ Julie Summers] Å Fashion on the Ration: Style in the Second World War [paganism PDF] Ebook Epub Download ↠´ A Sense Of Elegance And Style With Determination And Often Astonishing Ingenuity From The Young Woman Who Avoided The Dreaded Forces Bloomers By Making Knickers From Military Issue Silk Maps, To Vogue S Indomitable Editor Audrey Withers, Who Balanced Lobbying Government On Behalf Of Her Readers With Driving Lorries For The War Effort, Julie Summers Weaves Together Stories From Ordinary Lives And High Society To Provide A Unique Picture Of Life During The Second World War As A Nation Went Into Uniform And Women Took On Traditional Male Roles, Clothing And Beauty Began To Reflect Changing Social Attitudes For The First Time, Fashion Was Influenced Not Only By Hollywood And High Society But By The Demands Of Industrial Production And The Pressing Need To Make Do And Mend Beautifully Illustrated And Full Of Gorgeous Detail, Fashion On The Ration Lifts The Veil On A Fascinating Era In British Fashion This is so much than a history of fashion It explains how the women on the Home Front coped with the day to day iniquities the impossibility of replacing worn out underwear ditto shoes the Lyle stockings that bagged, sagged and never fit anyone properly.
Excellent Item and postage, Thank you. This was all it promised clearly written in an informative and accessible style I found a few things about clothing in the war that I did not know Could have done with photos though. As for delivery by the supplier brilliant.
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