1920s Fashion – 1920’s Dress for your Silhouette

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Choosing the 1920’s dress for your figure When planning a 1920’s fashion wardrobe or selecting a 1920’s dress , the body should be thought of as a unit.1920’s dress garments, should be chosen, not as an isolated hat, blouse or skirt, but as part of a whole scheme.The main parts of the 1920s silhouette are:1. The …

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1920’s Winter Fashion from Paris

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Fashion Report 1926 – Designer Winter Frocks- The tendency to be tailored is favored by the top designers in Paris this season. Straight line models with long sleeves, either fitting snugly to the arm or slightly full, are particularly appropriate for the street and for informal afternoon wear. These dresses are exceedingly smart in silhouette …

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1920’s Fashion – Four Paris Evening Dresses 1926

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Four beautiful 1920’s Paris dresses – Evening Dresses 1926. The Paris designers are obtaining graceful effects in 1920’s evening gowns this season by the skillful use of hip-line accents either at the side or center-front. Sashes and draperies are used for emphasis of this silhouette and the effect is carried upward by means of delightful …

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Stunning Paris Fashion for 1928

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The latest summer frocks are enjoying their brilliant but ephemeral existence at the Deauville, Le Touquet, and La Baule casinos. While these fashionable seaside resorts are covered with a bewildering display of Paris fashion for 1928, the dress designers are showing the first of the winter fashions to foreign buyers. Modes from Paris 1928 – …

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Vintage 1920’s Style Guide for Women

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1920’s Style Guide from 1926 Thanks to the folks at the Haithi Trust Digital Library for preserving this 1920’s style guide.This book “Making the Most of your Looks” by Dorothy Stote, declares that it is designed for the woman of ‘moderate’ means and will not be recommending expensive frocks! Correct 1920’s Suits for your Height …

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A Short History of Women’s Dress Sizes

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Ever wondered why a size 12 is called a size 12?  – Kass McGann of Reconstructing History.com Explains – Dress sizing is certainly confusing!  I mean, a man’s jacket size 42 fits a man with a chest measurement of 42″.  Jeans sized 36/32 fit a waist of 36″ and an inseam of 32″.  But what …

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