Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook

❄ [EPUB] ✼ Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War By Julie Summers ➝ – 59pic.co In September 1939 just three weeks after the outbreak of war Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw City in flames' And she continued 'HaIn September 1939 just three weeks after the outbreak of war Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw City in flames' And she continued 'Had my wedding dress fitted Lovely'For Gladys Mason and for thousands of women throughout the long years of the war fashion was not simply a distraction but a necessity and one they weren't going to give up easily In the face of bombings conscription rationing and ludicrous bureaucracy they maintained a sense of elegance and style with determination and often astonishing ingenuity From the young woman who avoided the dreaded 'forces bloomers' by making knickers from military issue silk maps to Vogue's indomitable editor Audrey Withers who balanced lobbying government on behalf of her readers with driving lorries for the war effort Julie Summers weaves together stories from ordinary lives and high society to provide a unique picture of life during the Second World War As a nation went into uniform and women took on traditional male roles clothing and beauty began to reflect changing social attitudes For the first time fashion was influenced not only by Hollywood and high society but by the demands of industrial production and the pressing need to 'make do and mend' Beautifully illustrated and full of gorgeous detail Fashion on the Ration lifts the veil on a fascinating era in British fashion.

In September 1939 just three weeks after the outbreak of war Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw City in flames' And she continued 'Had my wedding dress fitted Lovely'For Gladys Mason and for thousands of women throughout the long years of the war fashion was not simply a distraction but a necessity and one they weren't going to give up easily In the face of bombings conscription rationing and ludicrous bureaucracy they maintained a sense of elegance and style with determination and often astonishing ingenuity From the young woman who avoided the dreaded 'forces bloomers' by making knickers from military issue silk maps to Vogue's indomitable editor Audrey Withers who balanced lobbying government on behalf of her readers with driving lorries for the war effort Julie Summers weaves together stories from ordinary lives and high society to provide a unique picture of life during the Second World War As a nation went into uniform and women took on traditional male roles clothing and beauty began to reflect changing social attitudes For the first time fashion was influenced not only by Hollywood and high society but by the demands of industrial production and the pressing need to 'make do and mend' Beautifully illustrated and full of gorgeous detail Fashion on the Ration lifts the veil on a fascinating era in British fashion.

fashion book ration book style kindle second epub world free Fashion on free the Ration kindle the Ration Style in epub on the Ration ebok on the Ration Style in pdf Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIIn September 1939 just three weeks after the outbreak of war Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw City in flames' And she continued 'Had my wedding dress fitted Lovely'For Gladys Mason and for thousands of women throughout the long years of the war fashion was not simply a distraction but a necessity and one they weren't going to give up easily In the face of bombings conscription rationing and ludicrous bureaucracy they maintained a sense of elegance and style with determination and often astonishing ingenuity From the young woman who avoided the dreaded 'forces bloomers' by making knickers from military issue silk maps to Vogue's indomitable editor Audrey Withers who balanced lobbying government on behalf of her readers with driving lorries for the war effort Julie Summers weaves together stories from ordinary lives and high society to provide a unique picture of life during the Second World War As a nation went into uniform and women took on traditional male roles clothing and beauty began to reflect changing social attitudes For the first time fashion was influenced not only by Hollywood and high society but by the demands of industrial production and the pressing need to 'make do and mend' Beautifully illustrated and full of gorgeous detail Fashion on the Ration lifts the veil on a fascinating era in British fashion.

13 thoughts on “Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War

  1. Mrs K A Bartlett Mrs K A Bartlett says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIThis is a really well researched book I really enjoyed it it's such a well written book even my husband a retired builder read it Then I gave it to my mother in law Betty who lived and married during the War She


  2. Valerie Valerie says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIWhat a magnificent read I learnt so much from this book it was really very humbling to better understand what the homefront had to do simply to remain clothed let alone trying to be stylish in a time of genuine shortage and not just shortages caused by panic buying Such a positive book too


  3. PipneyJane PipneyJane says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIThis is so much than a history of fashion It explains how the women on the Home Front coped with the day to day iniquities the impossibility of replacing worn out underwear ditto shoes the Lyle stockings that bagged sagged and never fit anyone properly


  4. denis george denis george says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIThis was all it promised clearly written in an informative and accessible style I found a few things about clothing in the war that I did not know Could have done with photos thoughAs for delivery by the supplier brilliant


  5. JELLO JELLO says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIThis is a really interesting book and from a fashion point of view makes me realise how lucky we are today Very enjoyable


  6. jh jh says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIfun study good service to


  7. Mrs V E Hunt Mrs V E Hunt says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBII enjoyed reading this book as I was born just after the war A reminder of how hard times were during the war and afterwards However because I was young I have no recollection of being deprived or hungry despite the rations which seem meagre today


  8. Brownowl70 Brownowl70 says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIGood condition


  9. Jl Mcdonnell Jl Mcdonnell says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIA reminder about the resourcefulness of people and especially women This account brought home to me not just the historical facts of WW2 to the allies but how those facts affected everyday citizens


  10. Claudia Bullion Claudia Bullion says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIExcellent book full of interesting information and very eell researched Love the illustrations Truly enjoyable I bought it on a wim and it was a pleasant surprise


  11. Lynne Eisner Lynne Eisner says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBII enjoyed this book The information was clearly expressed and the stories were told in an interesting way


  12. rightmarkco Customer rightmarkco Customer says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBIA good overview of what it took to stay clothed during WWII More pictures would have been nice especially of the results of make do and mend ethos


  13. Judith Burley Judith Burley says:

    Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War eBook fashion book, ration book, style kindle, second epub, world free, Fashion on free, the Ration kindle, the Ration Style in epub, on the Ration ebok, on the Ration Style in pdf, Fashion on the Ration Style in the Second World War MOBII enjoyed this look at a period I did to live through It caused m to reality these people lived through


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