Dating during the 1940 s
Scarcity was a common theme, and this mindset may have impacted dating life in this decade as well.
Then again, few other countries have the same social conditions as America.
Tailored suits were the dominant form of utility fashion.
1940s Utility Clothes: Image courtesy of Elizabeth Ewing, History of 20 Century Fashion, 1999.
But, competitive dating was rising, partially due to the financial crises in the 1930s.
13-15 million workers lost their jobs at the height of The Great Depression in 1933.