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"Ninety percent of the stockings worn on and off the screen by Hollywood's famous queens are designed today by Willy's of Hollywood, who does a brisk 400 thousand dollar-a-year business as Hollywood's leg man."

What is not mentioned in this article is the fact that when it appeared on the newsstand, silk had been removed entirely from the civilian market in order to make parachutes.

Click here to read more about stockings during the Second World War...

Click here to read about W.W. II fabric rationing and it's effect on home front fashion...

Click here to read about the woman who wrote the fabric restriction codes...

Click here to read about the rationing of silk in 1941.

Click here to read more about W.W. II Hollywood.

     


Stockings for Movie Stars (Coronet Magazine, 1944)

Stockings for Movie Stars (Coronet Magazine, 1944)

Stockings for Movie Stars (Coronet Magazine, 1944)

Stockings for Movie Stars (Coronet Magazine, 1944)

Stockings for Movie Stars (Coronet Magazine, 1944)

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