As Seen In – 1942 courting dress

This dress was worn in 1942 by a woman who lived in Niagara Falls, Canada but during the war worked across the border in U.S. This was her favourite ‘date night’ outfit that she often wore while being courted by her future husband.

About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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