A 1930s Womans Wardobe Plan – by Elsa Schiaparelli

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How to be chic on a low income.Schiaparelli extolls the virtue of one suit for all seasons. Acutely aware and empathetic of women on lower incomes, the famous fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli gave her cents worth of advice to Photoplay magazine in 1936. A woman can dress within her income and be chic almost no …

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Time Shift – Street Styles in 1939 -New footage !

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American women from South Dakota, way back in 1939, show they can match any New Yorker for style! Time Shift – Women’s Street Styles filmed in 1939. The theater projectionist was well known for his ‘local films’ taken in all seasons of the local citizens going about their daily lives. The films were shown at …

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Shoe Fashion – Time travel back to the 1930’s

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See original post here: Shoe Fashion – Time travel back to the 1930’s It isn’t often you get a high quality fashion film feature from the 1930’s but Glamourdaze is delighted to present ‘Shoe Fashion – Time travel back to the 1930’s’. A sparkling fashion film featuring women’s designer shoes from the 1930’s. Other 1930’s …

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1930’s Fashion Report – New decade brings new look from Paris

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See also – 1920’s fashion -Women’s dress and style More 1930’s fashion posts: 1930’s fashion report – Paris styles for the new decade Vintage Geisha Girls – 1930’s fashion on Film 1930’s fashion – Vintage hairstyles on film 1930’s swimwear fashion on film An original fashion report from Ladies Home Journal January 1930s. Now that …

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Gorgeous Shoe Fashions ( Vintage Film 1936 )

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1930’s Shoes for Women – Archive film “Gorgeous fashion in 1930’s footwear. A Rainy Morning, but no rubbers, but sure footing in shoes of gleaming water-proof patent leather – with the new pearl luster finish. A shining example for the new year. Oxfords and Pumps hold their own during the rainy season.And now with clear …

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Vintage Fashion Report – 1930’s Swimwear

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Vintage Fashion Report – 1930s Swimwear. As originally reported in 1936 fashion newsreel. 1930’s Swimsuit 1. The very latest thing, a printed linen halter top with navy wide ribbed body. and over this is worn cape and hood. 1930’s Swimsuit 2. A One piece Bahama, and over this a heavy terry cloth robe with flared …

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Rare 1930’s Colour Fashion Film

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Technicolor Fashion from 1930 Presenting some of the ‘ latest ‘ Paris fashion creations from early 1930’s. 1930s hats, frocks, evening wear and suits by King’s El Centro, California, 1931.Originally broadcast by Fashion Features Studios. 1930’s Spring suit – worn by Miss Phyllis Crane 1930’s Fashion Show  – Colour Archive Film Notice the tailored cutaway …

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Street Fashion in small town America

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The street fashion and hairstyles of everyday women in the 1930’s from a unique film by Ivan Besse shot in the small South Dakota town of Britton in 1938 The Wall Street Crash had a huge impact on women’s fashion in the 1930’s. Lots of women took up sewing and the Women’s Institute became famous …

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Vintage Fashion Show – 1930’s Evening Dresses

Vintage Fashion Show – 1930’s Evening Dresses A charming early film of a London fashion show in 1930. Those days the models were described as mannequins !  All very House of Elliot. Note – Women’s Hairstyles in the early thirties were still close waves and short. As the decade progressed 1930’s hairstyles became much fuller …

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