Style Me Vintage: 1940s

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How to re-create an authentic 40s look, whether you're a fan of wartime inventiveness or latter-era glamour

This beautiful and accessible book looks at how to source and put together 1940s outfits—from how to create the elaborate hairstyles and how to apply the correct make-up to finding the right accessories and authentic clothing, even undergarments. Featuring beautiful original photography of modern-day interpretations as well as inspirational vintage images, this beautiful book offers plenty of tips on getting the details right.  Whether you are a fan of the make-do-and-mend looks of the wartime years, or a latter-day glamourpuss wishing to emulate the New Look styles of the post-war era, this book will inspire.


Liz Tregenza is a vintage fashion specialist and historian. She has worked for a number of museums including the V&A and Hampshire museums service. She co-curated her first museum show at the age of 20 and has since contributed to numerous books and research papers. She is an avid collector of all things novelty and blogs about vintage clothing as Advantage in Vintage.