Nelleke Honcoop

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Lingerie from parachute panels; make do and mend, wartime lingerie, 1940s fashion

Lingerie from parachute panels; make do and mend, wartime lingerie, 1940s fashion

"For although the War Production Board is intent on keeping yardage used by the ready-to-wear industry down to a minimum, it will not freeze fashion ingenuity." Women were encouraged to Make do and Mend. Patterns on how to repurpose not only your but your husbands clothing into new dresses, shirts, coats and pajamas were produced alongside rationing coupons.

"For although the War Production Board is intent on keeping yardage used by the ready-to-wear industry down to a minimum, it will not freeze fashion ingenuity." Women were encouraged to Make do and Mend. Patterns on how to repurpose not only your but your husbands clothing into new dresses, shirts, coats and pajamas were produced alongside rationing coupons.

Designed-for-action clothes by Realsilk, 1942. And war work...

Designed-for-action clothes by Realsilk, 1942. And war work...

1940's book WWII

1940's book WWII

1950's novelty print fabric / 50s vintage Arabian by vintagewise

1950's novelty print fabric / 50s vintage Arabian by vintagewise

50s Orange Casbah Street Scene Novelty Print Skirt / 1950s Vintage Middle Eastern Cotton Skirt

50s Orange Casbah Street Scene Novelty Print Skirt / 1950s Vintage Middle Eastern Cotton Skirt

Actress Martha Vickers, 1946 (love her awesome novelty print dress). #vintage #1940s

Actress Martha Vickers, 1946 (love her awesome novelty print dress). #vintage #1940s

FANTASTIC 1940s Egyptian novelty print dress!

FANTASTIC 1940s Egyptian novelty print dress!

1950s yellow printed silk blouse sleeveless

1950s yellow printed silk blouse sleeveless

Reserved for AMY 40s Harem Girl Print Rayon Dress Genie

Reserved for AMY 40s Harem Girl Print Rayon Dress Genie