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Posts Tagged: silk shortage

Make It Do – Stocking Shortages in World War II

Make It Do - Stocking Shortages in World War II - on Sarah Sundin's blog

For American women in World War II, a shortage of stockings was a minor inconvenience, but it did affect daily life. Before the war, no well-dressed woman was seen in public without hose, and silk stockings were a necessary part of every woman’s wardrobe. Nylons Introduced Nylon was invented by DuPont in 1938, and nylon… Read more »

Make It Do – Stocking Shortages in World War II

Make It Do - Stocking Shortages in World War II - on Sarah Sundin's blog

  For American women in World War II, a shortage of stockings was a minor inconvenience, but it did affect daily life. Before the war, no well-dressed woman was seen in public without hose, and silk stockings were a necessary part of every woman’s wardrobe. Nylons Introduced Nylon was invented by DuPont in 1938, and… Read more »