Part One If you want an authentic look...
Jeans were workwear. Predominantly the realm of men only, but WW2 meant many women were entering the workforce and were looking to wear something practical and hardwearing. Jeans were often refered to as dungerees, overalls or
If you want an authentic workwear look with these think practical - flannel or chambray shirts, woolen jumpers.
Hard Working Denim on the Farm
W.A.V.E.S. ( Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in their Denims.
Part two If you want to wear an 40s fashion look...
Ok so you have your 40s / 50s style Jeans and you're looking for something to pair with them to give you that vintage look...
Not got any jeans yet? Try....
Freddies of Pinewood
Vivien of Westwood
For tops the sky is your limit!! And don't just stick to straight jeans either....
Heres some looks I'm loving at the moment on these internet lovelies
Elegant Musings Wearing History Jeans- Short Sleeved Sweater
Sorry I don't know who this girl is butthe tie top looks great with the pedal pushers (more of a 50s look I know but so cute) And I LOVE those cherries!! *desperately trying to keep focus on the clothes and not the lovely car behind her!!*
Finally Super Kawaii Mama and a lovely 40s blouse under her Bernie Dexter Dungarees!
So Bunny, and everyone else who was wondering, there you go.... thats the lowdown on 1940s Jeans and what you can wear with them, hope I helped!!!