By Heather Adamson
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Longer hair was worn in a pleat or chignon f or evening glamour. The straight-cut bob, symbol of 1920s rebellion, was now very unfashionable. Makeup was pale, toning from ivory to blush pink, even sometimes a greenish tone, and was intended to convey a more naturally elegant image than the obviously “made-up” look of the 1920s. Advertisements made much of finding the exact shade to suit a woman’s complexion, with products named “Gardenia” (ivory pale) and “Tea Rose” (with a touch of pink). A soft dab of rouge was applied to the “apple” of the cheeks, like today’s blush.
Along with Katharine Hepburn, Earhart did much to overturn Right: Amelia Earhart made the most of her petite figur e in a leather jacket and jodhpur-style pants, often wor n by pilots in the early days of flying. ” the long-standing ban on women in pants and make them socially acceptable. Amelia Earhart launched her own fashion collection in 1934, featuring her trademark smart-casual, rather masculine outfits. DRIVING Now that more people had cars, driving excursions were popular. The correct outfit for a weekend driver—almost always the man of the family—was a single-breasted jacket and slacks and maybe a hat, unless he was driving an open-top sports car.
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A Day in the Life of a Police Officer by Heather Adamson