1940s dress

dress at Dear Golden navy blue rayon dress with large floral print, short split sleeves, double bust darts, fitted waist, tie belt with long tassels

dressed up to go out, circa 1940

~ Living a Beautiful Life ~ African-American women, dressed up to go out, circa 1940 [Love the hats on these lovely ladies!


Valeria Perojo Frias, born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba in Photo circa Via The Sartorialist: This is my beautiful mother, Valeria Per.

#Women's Fashion #Vintage #1940's is one of my FAVORITE eras... look for more 1940's dresses to come into the shop soon! Keep your eyes peeled for them at www.etsy.com/shop/blueeyedboutique

1939 Montgomery Ward Catalog - I used to buy these dresses at a vintage clothing store named Aardvark, or at thrift stores for 50 cents. Loved the style & quality of tailoring.

Vintage Black Glamour

Three African American women on their way to take their licensing examination by the Texas State Board of Cosmetology ca. Photo: Franklin Papers, Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library. Love their dresses and their cheery attitudes.