The 70-Year-Old Trends You're Still Wearing Today

Our favourite part about looking at what people wore 50, 60 or 70 years ago is not pointing out what’s different about our styles—we’re much more interested in our similarities. And recently one particular decade of fashion history made us realise just how little has actually changed when it comes to fashion trends. In fact, we’d be willing to bet that a lot of the styles you emulate today were the same ones women in the 1940s wanted to wear too.

The decade itself saw a wealth of different iconic looks, including Katharine Hepburn’s penchant for high-waisted trousers and typically menswear-inspired tailored pieces, a well as Dior’s New Look, which came in the later part of the decade but forever remained a fashion reference. And there’s much more beyond that. Keep scrolling to look through to take a look at some of our favourite 1940s fashion moments that speak directly to 2018 women.