20th century

Mid 20th Century Style

When we look back at mid 20th Century style there is much to feel nostalgic about, which of course is why it’s still influencing us today. It’s sometimes hard to imagine that over seventy years have passed since the beginning of the 1950’s. Is it … Read More

Mass Market Clothing in the 20th Century

Although rationing persisted in the UK well into the 1950’s the mass market clothing industry was one of the first to take advantage of the relaxation of austerities. The fashion trends in the 1950s reflected a transition from the rigidity and control of the 1940s … Read More