What Flappers Really Wore in the 1920’s

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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 …

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Learn How to Sit in a Feminine Posture

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 …

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Photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas

Photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas

Vintage Photos of Women at Christmas Continuing our trawl of found fashion photographs, here are some photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas. The originals of which you will find on Ebay for sale. If you’re lucky! Here we picked some of our favorites spanning from the 1980s all the way back to 1910. 1980s …

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Vintage Style Bridesmaid Dresses

Vintage Style Bridesmaid Dresses

Bridesmaid Dresses for a Vintage Style Wedding Find the vintage style bridesmaids dresses you’ve been dreaming of. Glamour Daze examines gowns from two glamorous eras – namely the Titanic era of the 1910s and the Roaring 1920s. A Vintage Wedding Theme Weddings are the perfect way to express your individual sense of style. For brides …

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Flapper modeling Gatsby Style 1920s Jewelry – Color Film

Flapper models Gatsby 1920s Jewelry

1920s Jewelry being modeled by young flapper – A rare little two tone color film shows a young woman in typical  flapper evening attire, modeling her 1920s jewelry. 20th century jewelry is now synonymous with the 1920s flapper. Jewellery in the Great Gatsby Era depicted the modern woman married to geometric designs of automobiles and …

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1920s Hollywood Diet and Slimming Secrets

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The slimming tips of the silent screen stars- Fat! Women’s most dreaded foe. The Hollywood diet was the answer. The deals of femininity have changed. In the past, bulgy curves above and below the wasp-waist were the acceptable shape of woman. Now it’s the gamine boyish figure. Screen actresses adhere to the slimming rule more …

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Perfect 1920’s Flapper Shoes to Fit

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Where to buy 1920’s Style Shoes American Duchess Shoes – 1920’s Relive the spirit of the Jazz age and wear the perfect pair of flapper shoes from American Duchess shoes, to match your original vintage or retro style flapper dress. 1920s fashion was all about decorative styles. With the rise in skirt hems, women’s legs …

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Travis Banton – When Fashion Made Hollywood

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Inside Story by the famous Hollywood Costume Designer Travis Banton, and the glamorous stars he dressed, including Marlene Dietrich and Clara Bow by Judy Lang Hunt What were Hollywood’s leading ladies really like? Reminisces from one of the great Hollywood fashion gurus Travis Banton and how he helped some of Hollywood’s most glamorous women find their …

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The Flappers of La Vie Parisienne

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The Art of Georges Léonnec 1920 – 1929 – Hollywood actress Mae West was most probably a fan of La Vie Parisienne. Her Art Nouveau inspired makeup, hairstyle and curves set her apart from her contemporary’s. She shamelessly echoed the Paris era of the pre 1920s. The risque magazine La Vie Parisienne best epitomized the …

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Past becomes Present in Colorized Photographs

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The Art of Colorist Olga Shirnina – Color Restored Vintage Fashion There are many apps these days which claim to colorize, with a click of a button, your old black & white photographs, but these compare poorly to the work of a real artist. I’ve seen many good colorists over the years, but none compare …

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