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How high fashion hit the high street in a forgotten decade

By Scarlett Conlon

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 becoming a bonafide pastime, and how these developments translated to women’s wardrobes.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2018/oct/12/how-high-fashion-hit–high-street-in-forgotten-decade-1930s-night-and-day