Aug 31, 2009

Digging that 1940s Gold

Every season brings the new "in" colors. Colors have gone in and out of favor for decades, actually centuries. This year, it's red. Not that red ( or for that matter, black or white) is ever very far from the forefront. And we will be showing some red soon here, too.

But let's look at what they did with Gold in the 1940s:This early 1940s gold damask evening coat from the very early 1940s has the shoulder emphasis that is back in now. The skirt cut is easy, with the buttons ending at the waist and no side seam - juts a wrap to the back where it falls gracefully on the bias.

And then there's this 1940s hat that combines a strong, feminine choice of color and detail with a man's military style. So 40s, and yet so timeless.

1 comment:

Jessica Cangiano said...

What a lovely pair of gold hued items. I think that this metallic hue is absolutely timeless, especially when applied in more subdued almost camel hued shades.

Wishing you a beautiful Monday & week ahead,
♥ Jessica