This fits in with a blog I wanted to do on the Good Housekeeping Picture Cookery book that is one of my most treasured possessions. Dog eared and splattered with old egg yolk and flour this book was passed down to me - with a loving and proud inscription from my father (just realised how ironic that is in view of this topic...), via my Mother to me.
Just look at the adverts:
|woman cooking advert 1950|
Actually today's retro fashions mean that the dress would not look out of place - though perhaps not in the kitchen...
What about this happy family. Note Mum's outfit includes a pearl necklace to serve the meal and the boy's suit makes him look like an important miniature Father:
|Family and mixer advert 1950|