Many of the online searches that find their way to my blog is for “1930’s-1950’s Fashion ideas”. So I thought for this week’s Vintage Photo Tuesday, I would find some well dressed “regular folks” images from the 1940’s and share them with all of you. Then future VPT’s will focus on the other timelines.

Let’s check out the 40’s Street Style!

1940s couple vintage photo
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1940s happy couple vintage image
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Peacock brooches are always a good choice to brighten up a standard black jacket.

1940's african american woman in coat vintage image
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I’m having serious hair envy with this young lady and that is why she is in this collection.

1940s young woman on the street vintage image
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I admire a man who can wear swim trunks with seashells and seahorses on them and look good while doing it. These are pretty awesome and totally deserve to be on this list.

1940s man in a swimsuit vintage image
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Fantastic hat for the win!

1940s vintage photo of woman in hat with feathers
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Vintage Photo of Two Friends at Cannon Beach, Oregon, 1940's
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1940s woman at a fountain, vintage image
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The man in this image may have a hurt hand but I can’t stop looking at the cool “woods style” that these 3 finely dressed folks have.

1940s photo of 2 women and man vintage image
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1940’s winter style.

1940s young women in warm coats vintage photo
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Thelma Porter, Miss Subways New York City, 1948. Thelma was the first woman to integrate a beauty contest in America and became the first African American Miss Subways in April, 1948.

1948 miss subway vintage image
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1940s image of a woman in a black jumper
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A handsome sailor with his beautiful mother.

1940s image of sailor with his mother vintage
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Another outstanding hat partnered with a well dressed man at the world famous Leon & Eddie’s in NYC.

1940s vintage photo of a couple in a restaurant
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We now have come to the end of this weeks post, but due to the fact that I found so many images for this weeks post, I will most likely do a part 2 in the future (exciting!).

Question Time: What photo was your favorite look from above? Share in the comments below.

Liz

 

6 comments on “Vintage Photo Tuesday: 1940’s Street Style”

  1. The last one! I love her hat, and his three-piece suit. As for the others, there is just something so appealing and comfortable about wearing skirts with ankle socks. I wish that style would come back!

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