During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

The Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, the Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the WWI the Land Army had a full-time membership of members. The number exceeded during WWII.

Two attendees of The Goodwood Revival in Sussex channel the Land Girl style

Land Army Girls 2012

Goodwood Revival Fashion - if the weathers rubbish just out your wellies on! September meeting on the famous motor circuit each year. Accommodation from Chichester-self-catering - book early!

1940s victory curls front sides, then tie a scarf around head on top of the hair, take all hair hanging down and tuck it inside the scarf and pin to cover the bottom semi circle of the scarf.

Retro har victory curls front sides, then tie a scarf around head on top of the hair, take all hair hanging down and tuck it inside the scarf and pin to cover the bottom semi circle of the scarf.

Deco Rose Bouquet WWII 1940’s Vtg Style Land Girl Tea Dress

New Ladies slinky Deco Rose Bouquet WWII 1940’s Vtg style Land Girl Tea Dress

New Ladies slinky Deco Rose Bouquet WWII Vtg style Land Girl Tea Dress *** Limited Edition *** Now only in UK Sizes 16 and 18

New Ladies slinky Deco Bird WWII 1940’s Vintage style Land Girl Swing Tea Dress

New Ladies slinky Deco Bird WWII 1940’s Vintage style Land Girl Swing Tea Dress

Retro Vintage Clothes and Accessories from fifties bolero dress hats gloves belts skirts blouses

Second World War Landgirls with Bicycle

Army Girls, Land Girls, Girl Fashion, Fashion Ideas, Homestead, Bicycle, Clothing, Group Halloween Costumes, 1940s Style

These British land girls have shown how to pull off looking feminine during wartime even in unflattering outfits.  Their hair remains perfectly curled.

Land Girl: A Manual for Volunteers Food and fuel production were essential to keeping the country running. The Women’s Land Army, formed in 1914 to increase food production, was reinstated in 1939 ~

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The Vintage Knitting Adventures of Susan Crawford Vintage Knitting, Retro Dressmaking, Make do and Mend, Original and Vintage Inspired Knitting Patterns, Vintage Inspired books - A Stitch In Time - Vintage Gifts to Knits

Ravelry: Land Girl: Cable Aran Cardigan pattern by Kyoko Nakayoshi

Land Girl: Cable Aran Cardigan (Top Down) pattern by Kyoko Nakayoshi

Updated version is available as an individual pattern from Cotton & Cloud. The new version is worked in a top-down seamless method.

Land Girl uniform at Oxfordshire Museum's Keeping Up Appearances exhibition

Fashion on the Ration Lecture

Land Girl uniform at Oxfordshire Museum's Keeping Up Appearances exhibition

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