Recreate this Look: 1940’s Short Sleeve Suit

1940's look

This month’s outfit inspiration is an adorable 1940’s suit with featuring very ladylike accessories.  The only part of the look that made me scratch my head was the choice to use loafers as the shoes.  I don’t know…I love the clean look of heels with a suit…but I guess that’s just me.

Finding a short sleeve suit jacket is rather a tall order these days, so I was very happy to have found one at a reasonable price.  Suits are a fantastic investment as they can be worn together or as separates, and finding a jacket that can carry over into the warmer months is even better.  This particular look would be perfect for a variety of functions, although I don’t think my hat choice is very flexible…but it certainly does look great!

So let’s take a look at the original 1940’s inspiration:


Fresh, youthful, and a great choice for the upcoming summer, this outfit is a gem!

Now for my version!  Simply click on any of the thumbnail pictures to see price and where to purchase.

1940's Pink and Charcoal Black Suit


Isn’t it just amazing?!?!  

Want to create your own suit?  What about this pattern from Eva Dress?

Simply shorten the sleeves, and this patter would be perfect!  Click picture to see pattern.


Have a wonderful day!!


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2 thoughts on “Recreate this Look: 1940’s Short Sleeve Suit

  1. Mary Sorensen

    Cute! Cute! Cute!!! : ) Love those styles – and look at the tiny waistlines. Thank you for your post!

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