Kōrero: Clothes

Wartime fashion, 1943

During the Second World War clothing, among other essential items, was rationed. Skirts and dresses had less pleating and men's trousers went without cuffs to save material. Lining was out. Fashion was austere but still elegant, as this 1943 government film stresses. 

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Archives New Zealand – Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 70. National Film Unit, 1943

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Fiona McKergow, 'Clothes - Women’s clothes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/41129/wartime-fashion-1943 (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Fiona McKergow, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013