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Fashion on the Ration

1940s Street Style


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Explore how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing during the Second World War in new and unexpected ways.

Discover how men and women of Britain found new ways to dress, from adopting more casual styles to demonstrating amazing ingenuity in renovating, recycling and creating their own clothes. See uniforms and textiles from wartime Britain and discover the impact of the war on people's lives on what they wore, their sense of identity, and how they coped with the demands and deprivations of shortages and austerity.

When
  • 10 (conc 7; child 5)
Where

Imperial War Museum
Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
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Daily 10am-6pm

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