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1930s Swimsuit Fashions

Beautiful Vintage Swimsuit Styles from 1936 – Brighten your whole summer with a complete wardrobe of stunning inexpensive 1936 swimsuits from U.S. Waterwear. A. A lovely one-piece with fishnet inserts under the attached skirt. A patented Howland watertight cap in the new herring-bone Krepe-Tex. Gay nautical decoration. B. A two-piece swimsuit in entrancing solid colors, smart flaring trunks and halter…

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1930s Eye Makeup Tricks

Madeleine Carroll’s Simple Steps – by Carolyn Van Wyck Though the natural eye makeup look is the one to be desired, the liveliest eyes can be made lovelier by a little clever make-up – and still look natural. If you follow Madeleine Carroll‘s routine of application, you can’t go wrong. At night you will probably want to use metallic eye…

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Dressing Carole Lombard by Travis Banton

Inside Story of a Hollywood Costume Designer – Part Two of the Inside Story from the great Hollywood costume designer Travis Banton and how he helped some of Tinseltown’s’ most glamorous women find their style, and more so, influence fashion trends across the globe.  In 1936, Travis Banton revealed to the movie going public some of the trials, tribulations and triumphs…

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1930s Fashion – Summer Styles Hollywood 1931

1930s Movie Style Inspiration – Perhaps you have been doing it for years – perhaps it is a new thought. But don’t you find that animated fashion tips from the screen put a new zest into your shopping routine? There is something about seeing a costume in action that dramatizes the details. You want so badly to wear that frock,…

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1940s Military Fashion – The Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps Women’s Reserve- Glamourdaze continues its examination of uniforms worn by women serving in the American forces – in this case the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve or USMCWR . Similar to the men, but with lighter cloth, the Winter uniform of the MCWR consisted of forest green jacket, six gore skirt and long sleeve khaki skirt,…

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Vintage Avon Lady Beauty Tips 1946

Simple beauty advice for the 1940s woman – Elbow Tips: Keep them from getting rough by massaging Night Cream over them after applying to your face every evening. Cross arms this way and it only takes a minute. If elbows are dark colored, rub them with lemon juice once a week. Nail Tips: Frequent gentle buffing helps weak nails. It…

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Travis Banton – When Fashion Made Hollywood

Inside Story of  a Costume Designer – by Judy Lang Hunt. Reminisces from one of the great Hollywood fashion gurus Travis Banton and how he helped some of Tinseltown’s’ most glamorous women find their style, and more so, influence fashion trends across the globe. Way back in 1925, I started harassing Travis Banton for this confession of his fitting room secrets….

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Avon Guide to Perfect Makeup Foundation

Create the Perfect Face 1946 – The beguiling camouflage make-up foundations give fresh, even color to the feminine faces of more than half of the women today – a big step forward on the past three or four years in makeup artistry. Correct make-up for the 1940s is no longer a matter of a quick dab of powder, rouge and…

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Avon Lady – Rouge and Lipstick Tips 1939

Vintage Make-up rules on eve of the 1940s – Avon, a name synonymous with the beauty regimes of millions of American women from the 1920s up to the 1960s. Avon Ladies bought the company beauty products and sold them on their own time to their neighbors, often giving beauty demonstrations too. The iconic Ding Dong – Avon Calling adverts came…

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Pinterest Vintage Fashion Channel

Glamourdaze at One Million Monthly Views – Just a heads up to our subscribers. If you haven’t already checked it out, why not subscribe to our popular Pinterest channel. There’s dozens of boards dedicated to all the decades of fashion, from the Edwardian era to the 1980s. Thousands of archive images of vintage style, makeup and hair. Each image links…

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