Glamourdaze vintage fashion archive Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:05:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Shirley MacLaine transforms into a Geisha – 1961 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:05:30 +0000 Step by step – Shirley MacLaine learns the Geisha Look - How to keep a man happy in Japan, an ancient and complicated art, and the attractive American star Shirley MacLaine, intently studying a real geisha at her make-up, has come to the source of that art to learn it. She is studying the geisha […]]]> 0 1960s Fashion – The Chanel Look of 1961 Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:04:51 +0000 It’s all about trim slim suits from Paris - Paris was rich with rumours of radical changes just before the fall fashion showings – frightening predications of dropped hemlines, wasp waists, even padded hips! Then Paris fooled the prophets. Skirts stayed short, waists remained sensible and hips were left alone. The Chanel suit will be […]]]> 0 1940s Fashion – The Winter Dress and Coat of 1941 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:01:33 +0000 American Women Winter Fashion on the Eve of War - 1941 US Fashion report by Catherine Roberts for Glamourdaze. Here they are … the winter fashion for 1941/42. During the summer, thousands of you told your favourite department store exactly what you wanted in the way of fashion details in your Fall /Winter wear, and apparently this […]]]> 0 Ginger Rogers favourite shoe fashions in 1936 Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:21:01 +0000 Ginger Rogers feet are big news in across the globe - Ann Boyd’s 1930s’s fashion report for When Ginger Rogers was a child her great ambition was to earn enough money to have all the shoes she ever wanted. She loves them still! Sometimes she buys a beautiful pair first and then plans her gown […]]]> 0 How to be a Model Secretary – 1950s Style Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:33:17 +0000 A peek into a secretarial school in 1951- The girl above is trying to look the very picture of a perfect secretary. Dressed in a conservative suit, she wears both a hat and gloves and sits quietly with her hands folded as she applies for a job. She learned this correct approach at the Wright MacMahon […]]]> 0 Inside the Tangee Lipstick Factory in 1947 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:15:38 +0000 Exclusive peek at the famous lipstick assembly line - In 1947 Life magazines photographer Herbert Gehr paid a visit to the famous Tangee Lipstick manufacturing plant and brought us these rare images. The Tangee Lipstick Factory. Lipstick is manufactured by combining perfumes, color pigments and oils with a wax base, as shown in these pictures […]]]> 0 1930s Autumn Fashion – Window Shopping in 1936 Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:51:31 +0000 Anne Shirley poses in popular Fall 1936 dresses - 1. Very becoming to Anne’s coloring is this classic 1930s dress in a new soft blue, shot with metal threads. Note the smart low neck, so generally flattering, and the jeweled clasp. 2. So popular are borders in the new fashions that this dress is important! […]]]> 0 1940s Fashion – Edith Head’s Winter Wardrobe Tree Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:31:18 +0000 1941 Winter Wardrobe info-graphic – Edith Head- This October Edith Head, designer for Barbara Stanwyck, Claudette Colbert, Carole Lombard and Madeleine Carroll who shows you how to have a wonder 1940s wardrobe as distinctive as any Hollywood star’s. I’ve often felt that most women make as many resolutions at the beginning of autumn as they do […]]]> 0 1940 – Five Steps to Winter Beauty Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:43:10 +0000 by Hollywood beauty editor Ann Vernon Luscious Miss Eva Gabor kindly posed for us to show us the five steps to her 1940’s beauty routine – which shows how she reclaims her beautiful July complexion in the cold months of winter. 1. ( above) Eva applies a tinted paste to conceal sallow tan and freckles, keeps make-up […]]]> 0 Vintage Black Glamour – A Visual History Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:38:47 +0000 Rare Images of trail blazing women of the 20th century - Just when I thought I’d pretty much dug up what little there was to be found in photos of beautiful influential women of colour – a new book – Vintage Black Glamour by blogger and author Nichelle Gainer has unveiled some never before seen […]]]> 0