Fortiesinspired

Forties-inspired fashions to celebrate the 75th anniversary in style

This Friday will mark 75 years since VE Day, but with parades and public festivities off the cards due to the coronavirus outbreak, people across the UK are looking for other ways to pay tribute to the Second World War generation.

The current sense of community spirit, as demonstrated each week during Thursday evening’s Clap For Our Carers, has proved that us Brits are nothing but persistent when it comes to sharing a feeling of national pride. All, of course, while following social distancing guidelines.

From decorating your house with flags and bunting to joining in with Dame Vera Lynn’s nationwide singalong, there promises to still be plenty of ways to celebrate. But, for fashion fans especially, dressing to impress is the key to paying homage to life in wartime Britain.

The Second World War might seem like an unlikely time to have a fashion moment, but

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