Color: It is very common to hear that dark colors make you look slimmer, and clear colors make you look larger. It is totally true. Clear colors reflect light very strongly, which makes you look bigger. So stick to dark colors.When World war 2 took place that was during 1940s, the glam of leather boots faded, and some kinds of fabric were not permitted to be worn. In the shoe department, shoes that were made of wooden and were not light in weight were women’s favourite, and many ladies were found wearing them. The ladies purchased clothes with the help of the coupon system from the garment shops.