Glamourdaze vintage fashion archive Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:53:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Blue Velvet Vintage – Retro Holiday Dresses Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:53:49 +0000 Vintage ladylike sex appeal for the holiday season - Time for another shout out to our sponsor Blue Velvet Vintage. Founder and good friend Theresa Campbell McKee runs this unique vintage style online shop with the same classy and personal touch that evokes the early days of couture houses. Whatever era your female heart desires, […]]]> 0 Christmas at Macys in 1948 Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:00:04 +0000 Life photographer Nina Leen captures post war America at Yuletide - In the last four weeks before Christmas – R.H Macy of New York, the worlds largest store, goes through a ‘retailing blitz’. America’s Christmas shopping season officially starts the day after Thanksgiving, and a staff of 14,000 sets about furiously to work on selling […]]]> 0 Happy Holidays from Besame Cosmetics. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18:40:40 +0000 Christmas Beauty from Besame Cosmetics - Our annual look at the glamorous makeup gifts for Christmas from our friends at Besame Cosmetics. And what a delightful set of treats. If you want to treat your loved one, best friend to a gift of pure vintage glamour, then you can’t go further than Besame Cosmetics Holiday […]]]> 0 20th Century Foxy Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:29:58 +0000 Christmas Party Dresses for the Vintage Girl - Well ladies, with the season of snow, red lips and mistletoe coming round the corner, Glamourdaze is taking a break from our time traveling to look at some drool-able vintage party dresses from our friends at 20th Century Foxy. 1930s Charm Dress – Teal Blue My personal […]]]> 0 100 best Internet video tutorials – Vintage 1969 Makeup Film Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:14:11 +0000 Glamourdaze video featured in German top 100 tutorials - Late news – if it’s pleasant to hear – is still good news, and we only learned of Glamourdaze’s inclusion last July / August in a unique German exhibition of online video tutorials. Our popular 1969 makeup tutorial film was nominated. Below are some promotional shots […]]]> 0 The Story of Helena Rubinstein Mon, 01 Dec 2014 20:58:22 +0000 The Beauty Business of Helena Rubinstein - How a little girl from Krakow, helped build the 20th Century beauty industry and outsmarted Wall Street. Full of thoughts, Helena Rubinstein begins another day with a bath, followed by rubbing liquid powder over her body. She studies her face in the mirror before applying her makeup. From […]]]> 0 Max Factor MakeUp Masterclass – 1936 Film Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:21:45 +0000 Max Factor at work in studio - A rare vintage make up film from the golden age of Hollywood. The Hollywood make up genius Max Factor  gives a young model the Claudette Colbert look.]]> 0 1940s Beauty – Priscilla Lane sells cosmetics for a day. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:18:56 +0000 Actress Priscilla Lane learns how to be a salesgirl – 1941 - In Million Dollar Baby - Priscilla Lane plays a department store salesgirl. To get first hand experience she spent a day incognito at Sears, Roebuck & Co’s big general department store in downtown Los Angeles. At 8.15 she punched in, went to the […]]]> 0 Joan Crawford Dress – by Russell Patterson – 1931 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:13:30 +0000 1930’s All in One Dress – by Artist Russell Patterson - Well known stylist Russell Patterson designed this ‘all in one’ outfit for actress Joan Crawford. He is best remembered for his famous magazine covers in the 1920’s along with artists such as Coles Phillips and John Held Jr. This Modern Screen review from November […]]]> 0 New York Style in 1954 – by photographer Nina Leen Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:50:27 +0000 Suburban Fashion comes to Manhattan – 1954 - Because the term suburban has long been associated with the unfashionable country mouse, US clothes designers up to now have focused instead on the more promising city slicker. But with 30 million Americans living in the suburbs and with incomes 70% higher than the US average, this […]]]> 0