Budding, rounded busts and waistline curves were made apparent, and hair became softer and luscious as we continued to make improvements in the hair department.Foreheads which had been hidden by cloche hats were revealed and adorned with small plate shaped hats.(Really makes the word “Doll” stick out for this time period, doesn’t it!? Men’s suits were designed to inspire the appearance of a large upper body.(Because who would want to mess with your doll when you tower over someone!The most popular complexion of the late 1930s was a natural pinkish ivory or a lighter white wax-like appearance; this giving birth to the look of a “doll”.Foundations in shades such as ‘Gardenia’ and ‘Tea Rose’ were paired with ivory and light mauve colored powders to achieve a striking, flawless skin.Clothes were keen on emphasizing the feminine figure, sweet and tidy in the daylight with a return to a glamour look at night.Wealthy women hadn’t the need to wear practical “day” clothes, although styles had been designated for day and night.
————Etiquette————- Something that was incredibly important in this time period was the boarding houses that were popping up all over the place. “Men are the ‘protectors’ and always have to ensure that their dates are safe and secure.
This was the man’s responsibility as he was the one doing the ‘courting’ and it was his responsibility that a good night was planned, and that he paid for everything.
A lot of men insisted that they pay for a night out, and would usually suggest evening ideas.
In 1933, she promoted a foreign concept to all of pantdom in what we call the zip or zipper. Her use of the new plastic colored zip in fashion clothes was both decorative, functional and highly novel!
The metal zip had been invented in 1893; by 1917, however it was sheepishly used for shoes, tobacco pouches which were increasing popular, and U. They soon became universally used and are now a very reliable form of fastening.