The Top Hollywood Beauty Gifts of Christmas 1931

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1930s beauty report – by Anne Van Alstyne for Glamourdaze.com It was all perfumes and powders this festive season. We scurried about amongst the cosmetic counters – as usual at the very last minute. According to our sources, the popular names this year included Coty,  Helena Rubinstein, Elizabeth Arden, Tangee lipsticks, Richard Hudnut,DuBarry, Houbigant among …

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1930s Fashion – Hollywood styles go white under the sun

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Hollywood Tries White Magic for Summer 1934- 1930s Fashion By Seymour for Glamourdaze.com THERE’S a childish lilt to Mary Carlisle‘s white gob hat with its navy blue streamers, but her reefer coat is nautical sophistication to its last nickel button! Mary has chosen her accessories skilfully – she matches the blue braid on her coat …

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Color Photos of Parisian Women – 1930s and 1940s

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A selection of Parisian women from a recently published selection of photos – taken by French photographer Andre Zucca. Though not a card carrying Nazi, he was quite happy to sell his photos taken with rare Agfacolor film, to the German magazine Signal. After the liberation of Paris he was arrested but never charged. He …

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1930s makeup advice for bespectacled women

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Why not head over to our sister channel Vintage Makeup Guides to see a charming 1930s makeup tutorial video from Pathe Films – Hollywood Eyebrow makeup tutorial from 1938. We’ve written out the text with video stills for you to see. Now you can have that ‘eyebrow’ accent which the quipped British commentator suggests you …

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The 1930s – The Golden Age of Glamour for Women’s fashion.

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  The 1930s –  The Golden Age of Glamour for Women’s fashion. Often regarded as some sort of stop gap between the 1920s and the 1940s, the 1930s fashion era is often overlooked as a significant decade for style. Despite the Depression, it is remembered as the era of escapism, glamorous Hollywood starlets adorning billboards …

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1930s Fashion – The Definitive sourcebook

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1930s Fashion – The Definitive Sourcebook Long overdue and very welcome comes this visual treat for all 1930s fashion fans out there. If you are not yet sold on the glamor and Art deco resplendence that was 1930s style, then this book will give you an epiphany! Published by Goodman Feill for £30 – it’s …

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Secrets of 1930s Make-up – Vintage Archive film.

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Courtesy of Pathe’s Vintage Fashion channel. Until the late 1940s, all newsreels had to be voiced by a male voice-over. And if the subject was aimed at women, by a condescending male voice over ! Still – the film is charming and the vintage 1930s make-up styles of British ladies are great to look at. …

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