Vintage 1920’s Style Guide for Women


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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1920’s hairstyles for women in College


 1920’s College Girl Hairstyles Glamour Daze pops back in time to enjoy the 1920’s hairstyles for women, worn becomingly by the bluestocking girls of Mary Baldwin College for Women ( now a university ). The full Mary Baldwin Bluestocking archive is unintentionally – a visual treasure trove for exploring the development of young women’s styles …

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1920’s Fashion – Paul Poiret vs The Flapper Girl

a young flapper poseing in 1922 - Bain Collection

The Flapper Girl Referendum in 1922 The last thirty days have witnessed a spectacle as astounding, as momentous, as far reaching as any of the episodes that have shaken the Earth’s foundations and caused mankind to stop, look and listen. A revolution has occurred of greater significance than the French revolution, the Russian revolution or …

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20’s Hairstyles Do’s and Don’ts in 1927

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Monsieur Antoine – Paris Hair Stylist 1927 20’s Hairstyles Do’s and Don’ts by one of New York’s top hair stylists – Antoine, the inventor of the Shingle hairstyle. 1920’s hairstyle report by Agnes Smith. It isn’t Mr Antoine, nor yet Monsieur Antoine. It’s just Antoine. And that is fame ! Monsieur Antoine – the inventor …

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Iconic 1920’s Hairstyles – The Pringle Shingle


Aileen Pringle’s Mannish Bob in 1925 Who would have thought, when bobbed hair first came into vogue, that there would be so many variations of it? The mere conventional 1920’s bob was thought dreadfully extreme. One of the more iconic 1920’s hairstyles was the Shingle worn by Aileen Pringle in 1925. The Dutch boy haircut, which …

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Bobbed Hairstyles of Hollywood’s Stars in 1925


The New Short Bobbed Hairstyles from Hollywood The latest bobbed hairstyles in 1925 as modeled by Hollywood actresses such as Leatrice Joy, Fay Wray, Marion Davies and Clara Bow. 1920s hairstyle report from 1925 Who said bobbed hair lacks variety? Not the movie stars. Merrily they bob and bewilder. Esther Ralston’s newest cut is trimmed …

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Dutch Boy Haircut | Origin of an Iconic 1920’s Hairstyle

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Mary Thurman’s Dutch boy –  bob haircut Louise Brooks and Colleen Moore often get the credit – but it was actress Mary Thurman who first created 1920’s hairstyle “waves” with her ultra modern straight short bob hairstyle in the early months of the new decade. Her bob – also known as the Dutch boy, is …

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