Glamourdaze vintage fashion archive Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:45:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 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 Free Yardley 1970s makeup guide Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:12:25 +0000 A Free Yardley Crash Course in Make-up – 1972 Over on out sister site Vintage Makeup Guides, download a cute little 1970s makeup guide from wayy back in sunny 1972, the era of sheen and lip gloss, and shimmering eye shadows, David Essex or David Cassidy posters, Jackie magazine for British girls and the likes […]]]> 1 ‘Sassoon Cut’ Triplets – New York 1964 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:20:57 +0000 New York triplets import Vidal Sassoon - Curled and puffed-up hair is out, and the smooth-and-sleek retro bobbed look is in. To make triply sure everybody gets the message straight, from London, here are the Dees sisters of New York. The Dees Triplets were featured some 9 years ago in Life Magazine the day they cut […]]]> 0 Inside Christian Diors Salon in 1957 Sat, 04 Apr 2015 20:24:59 +0000 Dior photographed at work in his last months of life - In March 1957 Life Magazine visited the salon of Christian Dior during what was to be the last few months of the great designers life – he died suddenly on October 23rd, with the young Yves Saint Laurent thrust into the role of replacing […]]]> 2 1950s Hairstyles Chart for your hair length Fri, 03 Apr 2015 22:59:15 +0000 The Short, medium and Long of it all - Short hair is very much “high fashion” in 1953, and it certainly looks wonderful on some girls. Others prefer to wear long hair, or admire the short cut but wisely apply to a principle to which all girls should cling – if it doesn’t suit you, […]]]> 0 Besame Cosmetics scores a hit with Agent Carter Thu, 02 Apr 2015 16:42:31 +0000 At Vintage Nostalgia Show 2015  Wiltshire - Vintage Nostalgia Show is a unique summer vintage festival in the heart of the UK’s Wiltshire countryside and takes place 29 – 31 May 2015. Now in it’s fourth year, we find vintage cosmetics line Bésame Cosmetics head-lining as official show sponsors for 2015 ! Glamourdaze spoke to […]]]> 0 Backstage at Givenchy’s First Collection – Spring 1952 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:57:36 +0000 The Bettina Collection takes Paris by surprise - In memory of model Bettina Graziani – died March 2nd 2015. To Americans attending Paris Fashion Week for the Spring collections, the time hardly seemed propitious for anyone to be opening a new house – least of all for a youngster without too much money. High costs […]]]> 0 Wow ! 1950s Spring Fashion Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:56:38 +0000 1952 Dress Styles – snapped by Life’s Nina Leen - 1950s fashion report for Glamourdaze It’s spring and Life magazines Nina Leen is out snapping the latest snappy styles for women on the streets, avenues and museums of Washington DC. Among the Capitals 115,000 government girls shirt waists are almost a required uniform. Here a group […]]]> 0 The Italian Cut Hairstyle Craze of 1953 Sun, 22 Mar 2015 17:47:33 +0000 A hit amongst barbers and brunettes - 1950s hairstyle report for Glamourdaze When the stars of Italian movies began sporting short, shaggy haircuts that looked – well – messy but undeniably chic and interesting, they touched off a ground swell of imitative barbering that this summer is equalling if not surpassing the poodle hair cut mania […]]]> 0 Deauville – The Town where Fashion went on Holiday Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:11:22 +0000 The Parisian Riviera in photographs – 1910 to 1940 F.Scott. Fitzgerald mentioned Deauville in “The Great Gatsby” as a place Tom Buchanan and Daisy visited on their honeymoon. It is the birthplace of Chanel’s career in fashion. It’s proximity to Paris made it the go to resort for French high society. In 1913 Coco Chanel […]]]> 0