1940s

Dinner Dress ~1940

     

Pattern:
Patterns of Fashion Nr. 2, 1940 Dinner Dress Victoria and Albert Museum

In the footsteps of Jane Austen

Middle-Earth / Fantasy

Medieval ~1000-1450

Renaissance ~1425-1600

Rococo ~1715-1795

Empire / Regency ~1795-1825

Biedermeier ~1825-1848

Crinoline Period ~1848-1869

Early Bustle Era ~1869-1876

Late Bustle Era ~1881-1889

Belle Epoque ~1890-1914

1940s

1950s

Dirndl-Style

Carnival

My black Cap was openly admired by Mrs Lefroy,
and secretly by every body
else in the room.

Jane Austen to her
sister Cassandra
24 December 1798
 

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