See How Phoebe Dahl Brings Some Feminist History to her Clothes
For her fly clothing line Faircloth & Supply, Phoebe Dahl draws from the fashion of the twenties and thirties—but not, like, flapper dresses and cloche hats. “This was a time when women made incredible sacrifices that paved the way for feminist rights in their future and our present. The colors and the silhouettes are incredibly inspiring,” she says of the working-girl source material behind her totally modern creations. Get into them here.
“This ensemble is inspired by all the layering that working women of the 1930s would wear—so simple, yet so detailed.”
“The drop-waist dress was a classic style of the 1920s. I decided to create a utilitarian version of the style, which was usually a style for the upper class of that time.”
“Girls in the twenties and thirties loved collars! Or their mothers loved making them wear collars. This dress is loosely inspired by a girl’s school uniform.”
“These Faircloth trousers are directly inspired by Japanese fishing pants.”
“The split smock is a modern version of a 1920s pinafore. It is very versatile and can be worn open over pants, or with the side buttoned up as a dress.”