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Le Colis de Trianon–Versailles Pre World War II at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Evening dress, 1925
House of Worth (French, 1858–1956)
Silk, glass, metallic threads
Gift of Mrs. Harrison Williams, Lady Mendl and Mrs. Ector Munn, 1946 (C.I.46.4.20a–c) 1,968 more words

Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute

Work Uniform

From the Navy-provided caption:

Sk3C Sharlene Osler models the new uniform, consisting of dungarees slacks and chambray shirt, which will replace the present aviation coverall worn by members of the Women’s Reserve engaged in work requiring protective covering.

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The Uniform

We showed you the hats. Now here is the rest of the uniform, as WAVES wait to get fitted. The WAVES uniform was designed by the couture designer Mainbocher. 7 more words

Hats Hats Hats

After yesterday’s comic, we thought you’d like a look at the real thing. WAVES officers and enlisted hats from the World War II-era – plus some gloves. 7 more words

Hats Hats Hats!

There were lots of different ways to look fetching in the WAVES uniform hat, obvious from this cartoon published in a WAVES Newsletter.