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Elegant daywear from the magazine “Deutsche Moden-Zeitung”, 1934
© Münchner Stadtmuseum

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Gretchen wants to be chic too
-Women’s fashion in the 1930s
25/9/2015-29/5/2016
 
Internationally, women’s fashion in the 1930s mixed glamorous chic with a sporty, casual look.
 
Clichéd images of strapping young blondes in uniform and stolid mothers of soldiers should not fool us into thinking that women in the Third Reich were any less interested than their sisters abroad in make-up, fashion or cigarettes. Any modern woman who had, even fleetingly, come into contact with New Objectivity was hardly prepared to conform to the Germanic ideal preached by the propagandists. She coveted fashionable elegance and international flair. Indeed Hitler himself appreciated a stylish woman, and his admiration for Magda Goebbels, the epitome of modern German womankind, is a case in point.

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Formal fashion gowns circa 1934/35
Silk panne velvet, artif cial silk satin
© Münchner Stadtmuseum

Sports outfit circa 1936, Sport Münzinger, Munich
Wool serge, smooth leather
© Münchner Stadtmuseum

 
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