Queensland Women's Fashion during WW2

This board is to be a resource for examining women's fashion in Queensland, during the Second World War.
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Happy young brides on board a ship bound for their new homes in America, Brisbane, September 1945  Several thousand Australian brides left Brisbane and headed to the United States after the war. Most travelled by sea in groups and were unaccompanied by their husbands.   John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland Neg: 43466

Happy young brides on board a ship bound for their new homes in America, Brisbane, September 1945 Several thousand Australian brides left Brisbane and headed to the United States after the war. Most travelled by sea in groups and were unaccompanied by their husbands. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland Neg: 43466

1000th camouflague net finished at Clayfield, Brisbane.  September 1942.

1000th camouflague net finished at Clayfield, Brisbane. September 1942.

Digging for victory, Brisbane 1941 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Digging for victory, Brisbane 1941 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Women applicants waiting for medical tests at Town Hall, Brisbane, 1942. Waiting women have applied for work as tram conductors during World War II. Left to right: Mrs A. C. Cox, Miss R. Higgins, Mrs V. Mann, Mrs E. Holmes. (Description supplied with photograph).

Women applicants waiting for medical tests at Town Hall, Brisbane, 1942. Waiting women have applied for work as tram conductors during World War II. Left to right: Mrs A. C. Cox, Miss R. Higgins, Mrs V. Mann, Mrs E. Holmes. (Description supplied with photograph).

Sgt. Eric Linnen - one of the first Returnee soldiers from Hong Kong - with girls at Brett's Wharf, Brisbane at The end of  The Second World War - 1945

Sgt. Eric Linnen - one of the first Returnee soldiers from Hong Kong - with girls at Brett's Wharf, Brisbane at The end of The Second World War - 1945

Scene of women sitting in a Brisbane air raid shelter during a test alarm during World War Two. (Description supplied with the photograph.)

Scene of women sitting in a Brisbane air raid shelter during a test alarm during World War Two. (Description supplied with the photograph.)

Chorus line the Soubrettes at the Cremorne Theatre, South Brisbane ca 1944

The Soubrettes chorus line dancers from the Cremorne Theatre, South Brisbane, Australia, c.

US servicemen and local Brisbane women, 1941.

US servicemen and local Brisbane women, 1941.

"Digging for Victory", Australian women maintain a victory garden 1941

"Digging for Victory", Australian women maintain a victory garden 1941

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