Continuing on from my post Fashions of January 1939, today a look at fashion from February 1939, the last month of Summer in Australia.
And let’s not forget the foundation garments!
I am so grumpy with Blogger at present, and am again in WWII mode, that I have decided to resurrect this blog – I hope you’ll stay with me!
Being an avid watcher of shows about WWII, I am always interested to see that many people could identify an enemy plane by its silhouette, paint color and markings, and even sound. I suppose that after seeing enough of them, you would, but what about the first time – how did they recognise them?
They had help of course – propaganda posters and ads, and even articles in magazines, like this one from February 1942 in the Australian Women’s Weekly.
Of course the red dots, or rising suns, help a lot. I can just imagine little boys all over Australia and the US making models and painting them – and then probably pretending to shoot them down.
I have a kit for the boy somewhere, might have to dig it out!
In the chair next to her, Denis gave a muttered exclamation and smiled disarmingly as he showed her the empty cigarette packet.
Illustration by Kilgour, 1939
Handpainted and vintage furniture and accessories
Equine Art From Around The World
The adventures of a reluctant crafter
Art, Design, Theatre, Literature, History, Food, Laughter ...
The stories of the 229 "Originals" who Embarked on the A19"Afric", A6 "Clan McCorquodale", A35 "Berrima" 1914.
Barbie for big girls.
Fine Miniature Couture for Dolls
1940s, women, mysteries & more
Interesting topics on cutlery for the collector
What happened to your old Woolworths store?
Logical and Inspirational quotes
living life with a camera in one hand and a pencil in the other :)
from one generation to the next
A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES