Women Fashion 70 Years Ago – Dresses That Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

1940s dresses are flattering with a modest top, fitted waist and knee length A-line skirt. Patriotic colors (red, white, blue, army green) were the most common during war time while brighter pink, yellow, sage and sky blue cheered women up in the late years.

Here’s a collection of vintage snapshots that show women in dresses during the 1940s.

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

Girls Used to Wear in the 1940s

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