|From war-time London, 1940's.....|
|A model checks out the new utility suit.|
Photo by James Jarche for The Daily Herald. Courtesy Granny Chic Gal
|Miss Gene Marshall|
|Spring suits in soft boucle wool, Spring 1942.|
|For the home seamstress, a sewing pattern for the new longer length tailored jacket and an alternative version with short sleeves, perfect for Spring.|
|A trio of war-time suits featured in the September 1941 issue of Vogue Pattern Book.|
|London, 1940's. Understated elegance against a backdrop of ruins.|
Lee Miller photo courtesy Vintage Everyday
|"Fashion is Indestructible"|
Digby Morton suit. Cecil Beaton photo. London, 1941.
Fashion in the Forties by Julian Robinson.
British Vogue, Autumn Forecast and Fabrics with Vogue Pattern Book supplement, September 1941.
Gene Marshall is the incomparable "Symphony in G" by Ashton Drake. Body by Integrity.