WHAT WE WORE

Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine - - BEHIND THE HEADLINES - Ali­son To­plis

Women’s styles were be­com­ing more tai­lored with a square shoul­der-line, some­times padded, and shorter, knee-length skirts. Hair was swept up and curled at the front, both styles which con­tin­ued through­out the war. The three-piece loose- fit­ting lounge suit was still worn by men, although in­no­va­tions such as the two-piece suit, the use of knitwear for pullovers and cardi­gans, and the sports jacket meant that the fo­cus for menswear was in­creas­ingly ca­sual and in­for­mal.

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