Glamourdaze vintage fashion archive Fri, 22 May 2015 11:24:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Vintage Face Powder Brush – Besame Cosmetics Fri, 22 May 2015 11:19:27 +0000 Vintage alternative to the puff – The latest item of vintage glamour for your dressing table from Besame Cosmetics – a soft finest man made hair vintage style powder brush which is designed to buff powder or cream.It glides smoothly over your skin. the brush is designed after a popular style used by Hollywood beauty gurus. […]]]> 0 1940s War fashion – Liquid Stockings Thu, 21 May 2015 12:44:54 +0000 New Leg makeup replaces nylon hosiery – 1940s fashion report for Glamourdaze The Girl in this picture has solved a problem. She has just completed a perfect make-up job on her bare legs. If she watches her step, keeps out of dirt and puddles, takes lukewarm showers ( but no baths ), these “liquid stockings […]]]> 0 1940s War Era influence on Swimsuit Style Tue, 19 May 2015 22:00:10 +0000 Looming War impacts 1940s Swimsuits – Just months before the US entry into war, it appeared that patriotism was already taking a hold in the imaginations of American designers. From hats to sandals to swimsuits, the girls love it in the same way they love a parade. The summer is red, white and blue this year. […]]]> 1 1960s Makeup – Eight Steps to a Party Face Thu, 14 May 2015 12:24:44 +0000 Groovy 1967 chick makeup guide – A cute 1960s makeup tutorial from Teen Magazine in 1967 1.If your skin is greasy, or partially so, dab with mild tonic down the centre panel, let dry. if skin is dry, use moisturiser instead. 2.Put a little foundation cream into palm. of hand, let it warm before applying it […]]]> 1 Paris 1950s Fashions – Spring/Summer 1951 Fri, 08 May 2015 14:44:26 +0000 Jean Dessès joins the ranks of the great designers – The top models drooping in dresses by Dior, Fath, Desses, Balenciaga, Balmain, Schiaparelli – the best of the buyers and fashion editors from around the world spent a hectic week – and as it turned out for most but the adventurous few, a week of […]]]> 1 Max Factor’s School of Make-up 1934. Wed, 06 May 2015 17:24:03 +0000 Hollywood beauty guru shares secrets – “Do you know”, asks Max Factor ” that you can change the very contour of your face?” That isn’t an idle dream. It’s a fact. All you have to do is to learn a few elementary principles of art. So – step into school girls. Let’s do what the […]]]> 1 5 Steps for a 1930s Hollywood makeup day look Tue, 05 May 2015 14:21:28 +0000 Hollywood Beauty with Maureen O Sullivan – 1930s makeup report by Carolyn Van Wycks. Assuming Maureen O Sullivan has already applied a powder foundation, beginning with the above picture, she illustrates for you the five important successive steps in applying make-up. 1. First, a blue eye shadow is smoothed gently across her lids. 2. Second […]]]> 0 Film Noir Fashion – a retrospective photoshoot Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:58:20 +0000 Photographer revisits femme fatale styles of the 1940s – Just what is it about the allure of those female stars of the 1940s film noir era? Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not, Rita Hayworth in Gilda, Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity, Veronica Lake in Blue Dahlia, Joan Bennett in The Woman in the […]]]> 0 1970’s Disco Queen Makeover in 14 Steps Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:18:06 +0000 Vintage Make-up Guide – 1978 – It’s easy to get your own 1970s disco queen look with this 1970s makeup tutorial, but before you start, you need to study your face to decide which features to de-emphasise and which to enhance. Should you be playing up your cheekbones or lips; reshaping a round face, square jaw? 1. […]]]> 0 Vidal Sassoon works his scissors in 1965 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:45:01 +0000 The Hair wizard in his New York Salon – “Famous folks think their names mean a lot to snobby hairdressers.Well, they do to me too – until they get past the reception desk. At that point they can forget who they are – because they’re mine !” declares Vidal Sassoon emphatically. The London hairdresser, already famous in […]]]> 0