The 1940s was a popular decade for women’s fashion and clothing. This fashion style was practical but elegant at the same time. If you know anyone who remembers the 1940s, they’ll tell you about the difficulties of the decade and the challenges that people went through. Furthermore, they’ll tell you about how dull it was too.
With World War II actively taking place, it was difficult to come up with a suitable fashion during this time. However, the majority of people were not afraid of this challenge and so they designed fashioned that would define the look and feel of the 1940s.
Nina Leen, who was a photographer for LIFE magazine, took pictures of summer underwear that women wore in 1949. You can judge for yourself how attractive these clothes were.