The 40s was a decade full of contradictions, hardship but also glamour and change. Take a look at some of the most beautiful images from the times.
Christian Dior's very first collection was in 1947 and truly made an impact on fashion. He changed the boxy, spartan look of the 40s by introducing full skirts, waspy waists and soft shoulders. The look was elegant, sophisticated and feminine and changed fashion forever.
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