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  • 1. 40s Fashion

2. The Effect of the War on Womens Fashion Paris Lost Its Influence Over Fashion 3. The most influential fashion designer of the late 1940sand 1950s, CHRISTIAN DIOR (1905 to 1957) dominatedfashion after World war II with the hourglass silhouetteof his voluptuous New Look. He also defined a newbusiness model in the post-war fashion industry byestablishing Dior as a global brand across a wide rangeof products. 4. Music and movies Music: popular tunes in the 1940s included the musicof Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, CharlieParker, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Movies: Fantasia(1940) Gone with the wind(1939) Ladies of the Chrous( 1948) 5. Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962):She was an American actress,singer, model and showgirl whobecame a major sex symbol. 6. Vivien Leigh( 1913-1967) She was a famous actress. She won two Academy Awardsfor the movie Gone with the wind. 7. The Impact of World War II on FashionWhile rationing may have been in full swing by 1942,Vogue explained that women (and men) should notswear off fashion for the duration of the war. Doing sowould be, well, un-patriotic. One might say that womens fashions of the 1940swere dictated by Adolph Hitler. 8. Clothing Girdles Shoe Pants 9. Stockings Shoulder pads Corsages 10. Cotton denim Jersey Calico 11. Patriotic colours : Air force blue Flag red Black Browns Greens Gray flannel. 12. Hair was worn long and curled at the ends for a soft, feminine look. 13. WhiteShort Hair orTie Fedora Hat any Jockey Fashionshirt PocketGlasses scarf Blazer Denim JacketCottonshirtHandWatchLightBlueJeansTrousersBlack LeatherShoes or anyShoesSneakers 14. Advantages of 40s fashion - It was like an universal trend for men, so they dont needed to passmany minutes chosing some clothes to go out to somewhere - For the men, the clothes were easy to match with another clothes. Disadvantages of 40s fashion - The mens fashion was very monotonous. - That fashion was inappropiate for summer. - That men fashion doesnt had a great variety of clothes. 15. Likes - The elegancy of the people - The Clothes were easy to match Dislikes - The fashion was very formal to all the situations - The hairstyle was ever the same (for men) - That fashion turned in a stereotype.