History Honeys

Fashion in World War II

Fashion in World War II

Sudden changes in society are reflected in the daily lives of people. This week, Alaina demonstrates that with a selection of stories about the things people wore in the US and UK during the Second World War. Rationing, shifting wworkplace demographics, and new materials all had an immediate effect on what people wore. And, looking at what people wore can reveal stories of bigotry. Links! Luminous Flowers for blackout fashion Siren Dress 1918 ad for coveralls 1937 women's overalls 1940 working women's overalls Please help our show succeed by sharing it. Send a link to someone you know and tell them what you enjoy about History Honeys. Rate and review us on iTunes, Stitcher, or whatever other platform you use to hear us. It helps so very much and we do appreciate it. You can connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or by emailing us at historyhoneyspodcast at gmail.   Logo by Marah Music by Thylacinus Censor beep by Frank West of The FPlus

Duration: 1 hr 25 min

Release Date:

Share part or all of the audio of this episode