Hosiery Fashion Timeline

1950’s Hosiery – The Golden Age of Hosiery in my humble opinion ! 1940’s Hosiery 1930’s hosiery 1919 Hosiery Ad – artist – Coles Philips A quote from 1950 issue of Good Housekeeping, found on The Vintage Connection Thirty–five years ago hosiery was strictly utilitarian—underwear, in fact, since no nice lady permitted it to show. …

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Vintage Hat Fashion – 1920’s to the 1950’s

Photos courtesy of My Vintage Vogue By the mid 1920’s women’s hair had become much shorter with the shingle cut and the cloche, which hugged the head like a helmet with a very small brim, had come into fashion. Now, after World War 1, there was suddenly such a proliferation of styles and materials that …

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Vintage Stockings – an image and film history

1920’s hosiery ad – illustrated by Coles Phillips. Vintage Stockings History and Archive films The story of how hosiery developed into such a uniquely feminine piece of apparel is largely to do with the developments in fiber. During the late 1800’s, the fibers used in hosiery changed over from woolen to cotton. By the early …

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