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Saturday, February 27, 2010

Podcast: Fashion or ration: Hartnell, Amies and dressing for the Blitz

"How did the fashionable woman of the Second World War and post war era manage to remain chic in a climate of rationing? Using sources from The UK National Archives this talk will consider the fashion industry of the time, and reveal how designers Norman Hartnell and Hardy Amies not only contributed to the war effort, but made a lasting impact on British style"

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