Dior Sunday: 1948

  In 1948 Dior was really hitting his stride and creating some incredibly special garments. In this post, I will be focusing on three of those garments, starting with the Diamant Noir cocktail dress.   This amazing confection was made of burgundy changeant silk taffeta - and when I call it a confection, I mean … Continue reading Dior Sunday: 1948

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Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Twenty-Three, Final Lesson

Last week, we learned about family life in Lesson Twenty-Two: The Family in the Home from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week, we will learn how to have good manners and be socially acceptable (!), in our last lesson, Lesson Twenty-Three: Home Conduct and Social Acceptability. (Click … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Twenty-Three, Final Lesson

Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Twenty-Two

Last week, we learned about child care in Lesson Twenty-One: Helping with the Children from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week, we will be starting Unit Six: The Family and Its Relationship and learn about navigating family life with good manners and respect, caring for ill family … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Twenty-Two

Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Twenty-One

Last week, we learned about cleaning and meal planning in Lesson Twenty: Helping At Home from Dulcie Godlove Donovan's "The Mode in Dress and Home," published in 1935. This week we will be learning about child care with Lesson Twenty-One: Helping with the Children! (Click to enlarge and read pages) I hope you enjoyed this … Continue reading Let’s Take 1930’s Home Economics Together! Chapter Twenty-One