Posted in Knitting
November 6, 2008

1940s inspiration

This photo, found in the Library of Congress’ Flickr photostream, is just. so. awesome. It shows, according to the caption information: “Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, Calif. Shown checking electrical assemblies” and is dated June 1942.

Love her dress, love her hair, love her lipstick. Although I was a total Leanne fan on this season of Project Runway, you can see why I liked Kenley, too, eh?

If this kind of style is what you love, too, you will adore Stefanie Japel‘s new book Glam Knits. It’s shot with a completely retro vibe. I’ll be doing a full review soon, but that’s just a quickie heads-up.

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