Women of Color – Rarely Seen Photographs

Erlin Ibreck - 1960's fashion model

Glamour Daze looks back at some rare photographs. Beautiful sassy women of color, dating from the 1970’s back to the roaring 1920’s. Pastel Mini Dress – 1960’s Drum Cover Girl Erlin Ibreck, London. 1966 – James Barnor. Rarely seen image of a chic woman of color from the 1960’s. The pastel mini-dress and faux jewelry …

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Shapewear – Vintage Lingerie Guide

Vintage Inspired Girdles

Shop vintage style shapewear and vintage lingerie. Bullet bras, girdles, and waist cinchers from What Katie Did, Rago , Pip and Pantalaimon and Bettie Page. Introduction to Shapewear Hollywood, during the 1930’s and 1940’s, without meaning to at all, brought about a revolution in the field of foundation wear. The stars didn’t like iron-clad girdles …

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How to Do Victory Rolls | 1940’s Pin up Hairstyles

Easy Victory rolls

How to do Victory Rolls in minutes. Easy to follow tutorial to help you create one of the iconic 1940’s hairstyles worn by American women in WW2 How to do Victory Rolls Video During WW2, the popular victory roll pin up hairstyle was playfully adopted by many women. The term victory hair was coined by …

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Quick & Easy 1940’s Hair Snood Hairstyle

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Easy vintage inspired 1940’s hair snood hairstyle.Tia Semer shows us how to easily create this glamorous old Hollywood hair look with bobby pins. How to do a 1940’s Snood Hairstyle Video The snood was popularized in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s by Vivien Leigh in her portrayal as Scarlett O Hara in Gone with …

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Six Popular Skirt Types worn by 1940’s Women

Skirt types - 1940's fashion

Skirt types popular in 1940 as identified by Vogue magazine. Peplum skirt, the flounce skirt, the uneven skirt, tiered skirts, sarong skirt and Harem skirt Peplum Skirt This is the new look for afternoon: a straight-and-narrow line, broken by some kind of witchery in the skirt. Here, it’s a diagonal peplum – a reed slim …

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Vintage Christmas

Two punk girls at Christmas 1980's

Continuing our seasonal trip through time to Vintage Christmas past with found photos of women at Christmas. The styles, the tinsel and the glamour 1990’s Christmas Photographs The 1990’s, was quite a mixed bag for fashion. A terrible war in Bosnia not withstanding, it was a time of optimism and wealth. The music was great, …

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How to be Popular – 1940’s High School Dating Guide

How to be Popular - 1940's High School Dating Guide

How to be Popular and go dating.1947 film shows a very different kind of America, where respect for the other takes precedence over self. How to be popular and go dating – 1940’s style Showing a very different kind of America, where respect for the other person took precedence over caring about one’s self. Being …

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Vintage Style Tips for Tall Girls by Helena Rubinstein

style tips for tall girls - Lauren Bacall

Style tips for tall girls in the 1940’s that are just as relevant today. Who were the tallest actresses in 1940’s Hollywood? The “Forgotten Woman of America” seems to be the woman who stands five feet six inches or over. For, although 25% of American women are in this category, tall women are often awkward …

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Quick and Easy 1940s Hairstyle Trick

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Learn this easy 1940’s hairstyle trick by Tia Semer, with just  a comb, some bobby pins, a hair brush, side combs and hairspray. When you think of 1940’s hairstyles, we conjure images of complicated vintage waves, victory rolls, pompadours, pin curls, bangs, up-dos, and up-do with bangs. Add to that the myriad of hair accessories like …

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