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28 Stunning Photos of the Most Beautiful Styles & Women of the 1940’s

These Women Defined Style & Beauty

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Despite the hardships of WWII, the 1940’s were still a milestone decade for style.  It was a decade of trailblazing styles and new silhouettes, and many of the styles we are still supporting today.  Take a look at these twenty-eight stunning photos of various styles and famous women from the 1940’s and see how their style has influenced today’s style.

1.     Barbara Stanwyck (1940)

Barbara Stanwyck 1940

2.     Katharine Hepburn (1940)

Katharine Hepburn 1940

3.     Rita Hayworth (1940)

Rita Hayworth 1940

4.     Barbara Stanwyck (1941)

Barbara Stanwyck 1941

5.     Hedi Lamarr (1941)

Hedi Lamarr 1941

6.     Olivia de Havilland (1941)

Olivia de Havilland 1941

7.     Ann Sheridan (1942)

Ann Sheridan 1942

8.     Ginger Rogers (1942)

Ginger Rogers 1942 (2)

9.     Ingrid Bergman (1942)

Ingrid Bergman 1942

10.     Ginger Rogers (1942)

Ginger Rogers 1942

11.     Bette Davis (1943)

Bette Davis 1943

12.     Betty Grable (1943)

Betty Grable 1943

13.     Lana Turner (1943)

Lana Turner 1943

14.     Ava Gardner (1944)

Ava Gardner 1944

15.     Lauren Bacall (1944)

Lauren Bacall 1944

16.     Betty Hutton (1945)

Betty Hutton 1945

17.     Doris Day (1945)

Doris Day 1945

18.     Joan Crawford (1946)

Joan Crawford 1946

19.     Lana Turner (1946)

Lana Turner 1946

20.     Rita Hayworth (1946)

Rita Hayworth 1946

21.     Grace Kelly (1947)

Grace Kelly 1947

 

22.     Christian Dior’s New Look (1947)

Christian Dior's New Look 1947

22.     Doris Day (1948)

Doris Day 1948

 

23.     Ava Gardner (1940’s)

Ava Gardner 1940s

24.     Bette Davis (1940’s)

Bette Davis 1940s

25.     Betty Grable (1940’s)

Betty Grable 1940s

26.     Brenda Marshall (1940’s)

Brenda Marshall 1940s

27.     Joan Crawford (1940’s)

Joan Crawford 1940s

28.     Lucille Ball (1940’s)

Lucille Ball 1940s

How do you think today’s style have been influenced by 1940’s fashion?

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