• How high fashion hit the high street in a forgotten decade

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Exhibition reveals how catwalk designs affected the everyday style of working women
    • Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs - in pictures Sandwiched by the iconic flapper dresses of the 1920s and the New Look of the 40s, the 1930s is a decade often eclipsed in fashion terms, but a London exhibition celebrating its rich archive is set to put it right back on the agenda. Opening this weekend at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in Bermondsey, 1930s: Day and Night explores the period that witnessed the birth of the department store, the rise of catalogue shopping, window shopping...
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