1930s style clothing is gradually making a comeback. Long maxi dresses with flutter sleeves and shorter handkerchief hem drop waist dresses all are inspired by day wear dresses of the 1930s. The TV series, Indian Summers, is helping us relive the fashions of a decade of glamour and change. While the evening dresses are stunning it is the sophisticated and classy 1930s day dresses that we love the most. Worn to daytime parties, 1930s tea dresses were accented with light ruffles lace and airy floral fabrics. Many of today’s flutter sleeves, wrap over dresses are inspired by the 1930s! At home, the simple cotton housedress was practical and yet still pretty with small prints, checks and dots.
These new dresses are inspired by the styles of the 1930s while being equally in fashion now. You can up the ’30s style with a thin white or matching belt, adding a white dress collar, and accessorizing with a pair of gloves, hat, and comfortable shoes.
1930s Day Dresses
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