Turbans 1940s Hats and Turbans 1940s Regulations that came into force during World War II combined with a serious shortage of materials meant that Parisian “haute couture” had to slow down its activity. Even hairpins disappeared from the market, so women could not put up their hair. Hats attracted women’s attention and their styles became much more varied because they could cover undressed hair and bring quick elegance to plain clothing; in addition, they were not regulated it
This image shows vintage suits for women. Schiap created pieces such as suits for the everyday woman. Schiap used her creativity to advance women through clothing and through the contribution of the feminist movement by giving women the opportunity to become socially equal with men along the lines of fashion.