I always think it’s interesting to get an idea of what fashions were like before the war to see how they changed, and to see what women may have already had in their closets. So today, some prewar fashions from January 1939 and advice on how to dress.
Actress Joan Fontaine in ruffled dress, 1939
Actess Priscilla Lane in a gold evening dress, 1939
A stylish hat and gloves change the look of a black dress
What ever happened to our love affair with hats?
the versitile little black dress, ever popular
Long full dresses for evenin were all the rage in 1939
Wool was always a popular fabric in Australia, Simmer and Winter
Full Aline below knee 30s skirt
Shoes for Summer 1939
Black and white vening dresses 1939
Evening dresses 1939