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World War Two had been over for a while, but only in the 1950s did we Europeans begin feeling like we could celebrate. Sure, Americans had been living it up for years, but now that rationing had ended and our economy wasn’t a total mess, it was time to join in.
If you think of the term ‘vintage fashion’, it’s probably the clothing of the ’40s that springs to mind.
The 1930s began with austerity and ended with conflict, but men’s fashion didn’t seem all that bothered.
The carefree and liberated attitude of the 1920s that had so affected the style and cut of womenswear began to fade out by the end of 1930, as the Great Depression began to take effect.
One of the most influential documents in Lincoln and Britain’s history, the Magna Carta, will be on a special display in London early next year.
Headwear gets a chance in the limelight, as student Claudia Aliffe shows her hand-styled pieces off to The Linc.
Claudia Aliffe, a mature student at the University of Lincoln, is studying fashion. Jessica Brown looks at her designs and aspirations.
Lincoln shall be playing host of a five day book festival featuring authors from across the country.