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17. Apron Dresses
This can either be cute or extreme, depending on your own style. But after the Great War, there was a push back towards domesticity, where women left their war time jobs and went back to taking care of the house and dishing up casserole with a smile. Since the kitchen was the domestic sphere, apron fashions started developing to make the act of cooking for four hours a day more fun. 

Enter apron dresses! Full on dresses that you slipped on over your clothes to protect yourself from getting dirty.

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