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A brief look at 'Fashion on the Ration' at the Imperial War Museum London

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I was fortunate to go to the new exhibition at IWM London earlier this month as a Correspondent for 'Pretty Nostalgic', and I loved it! It's part of the IWM's anniversary celebrations of 70 years since the end of WW2, by looking at how fashion survived and even thrived during wartime, and it has a lot of relevance to today even if you don't wear the 1940's look. There was a lot to take in and I bought the book that goes with the exhibition so that I can read up later.  Basically the exhibition is divided into 6 sections:...

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