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Fashion; Film In a Dustbowl: A website and online boutique review.

July 7, 2009 Comments off

Looking back at the styles fashion has gone through in the last 150 years, it’s easy to see the dramatic changes made at the beginning of the 20th century. During the 1930s women’s fashion seemed to be heading away from the progression of the 1920s. Foregoing the straight waist boyish-look for a more shapely and less glamorous style; women adopted to the Great Depression by wearing clothing that was easier to maintain and less glitzy. This came about for a number of reasons.

To explore the driving factors behind the styles in this decade lets enter the website of Winifred and Bane, a vintage boutique ( operated by Delilah Carter. Her offerings are available in store and online, but the real gems to be had are the background stories associated with each era of clothing she sells. Read more…

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