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Flapper Girl Dresses in Color |1930 Film

Rare early technicolor fashion film from 1930, showcasing the end of the flapper girl era. The drop-waist dress is replaced by a closer fitting slip dress, a natural waist and lower hemline. The look is still very much the flapper dress, but we can see the changes already. Flapper Dresses | Color Film 1930 We published this originally in 2010,…

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Singin' in the Rain makes the 1920's Flapper Style fun

Singin’ in the Rain made 1920’s Flapper Style Fun

Singin’ in the Rain remains not only a masterpiece of cinema, but is an unmatched tribute to 1920’s flapper style. Costumes designed by Walter Plunkett. Singin’ and Dancing in the Rain As one who loathes musicals, I have to admit to having a special place in my heart for this masterpiece of cinema.I defy anyone not to be knocked sideways…

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Stockings in the 1920's

What Women Wore in 1920’s Fashion Film

What women wore in 1920’s fashion. The gamine silhouette, drop waist shift dress and influence of the Art Deco movement in style Watch How to Dress in 1920’s Fashion – A Brief Video History How to Dress in 1920’s Fashion Film The silhouette of the 1920’s was straight and slim, and as narrow as possible on the hips The Drop…

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1920s Bathing Suits and Beach Pajamas 1929

1920s bathing suits as modeled by Hollywood stars in 1929, where the summer forecast was always fair and warm weather 1920s Bathing Suits 1929 Every year in the golden age of Hollywood, the most gorgeous bevy of glamour girls could be seen on the pages of Photoplay and Motion Picture, modeling the newest bathing suits Joan Crawford and Anita Page…

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1920's hairstyles for long hair - faux bob

1920’s Hairstyles for Long hair – Faux Bob

Bobbed hair in the 1920’s was not all about drastic crops. Many women happily held on to their locks and achieved 1920’s bob quite easily as Glamourdaze’s Tia Semer demonstrates. 1920’s Hairstyles Faux Bob Tutorial This long 1920’s hair style is achieved by creating pin curls around the head. A pin curl is a section of hair that is rolled…

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Famous Short Bob Hairstyles of the 1920’s

Bobbed hair has come to stay forever and ever. Any and every attempt to stop the 1920’s short bob haircut by women has failed completely. Hollywood’s screen stars have done so much to make the 1920’s bobbed hairstyles so fashionable. Two thirds of today’s screen stars have short hair. It didn’t happen overnight. First there was the Irene Castle Bob. Then…

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1920's Hairstyles for Long Hair.

1920s Hairstyles for Long Hair | Pringle Bob 1924

1920s Hairstyles for Long Hair. In 1924, a year before the famous Pringle Shingle, actress Aileen Pringle creates a convincing bob with her long tresses. Aileeen Pringle is still not prepared to lose her lovely long tresses. So she has compromised on the 1920’s bob with this two-in-one coiffure. Here, Aileen looks like a girl who has never so much…

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Retro Sunglasses - Decade-by Decade Vintage Style

Retro Sunglasses – Decade-by-Decade Vintage Style

Wear the Correct Eye Frames to match your fashion era – Whether you’re a vintage clothing fan or just love retro styles, it’s always fun to take a bit from the past and incorporate it into your wardrobe. Each decade had iconic styles from the well-tailored looks of the 30s all the way to flamboyant outfits of the 70s. With…

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What Flappers Really Wore in the 1920’s

When you are pulling together a 1920’s costume for your next wedding shower or Gatsby dress party, know this – that the fringe flapper dress was rarely worn in the 1920’s The 1920’s Fringe Flapper Dress – Truth or Myth It’s so handy these days to grab an atypical 1920’s flapper dress on Amazon. There’s a huge array of flapper…

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How to Sit in a feminine posture

Learn How to Sit in a Feminine Posture

The Art of Sitting like a Fashion Model The art of sitting gracefully, just like a vintage fashion model. Simple beauty steps from the Eileen Ford Model Agency. Sit back in the seat and not on the edge of the chair. Keep chest and bust high, diaphragm flat. Sit on your pelvic bones and not on the end of your spine…..

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