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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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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1940’s Clothing – What Women Wore

1940's Clothing - What Women Wore

1940’s clothing had two distinct silhouettes : the wedge silhouette of the early 40’s – wide shoulders ending in a narrow waist, and the post war hourglass silhouette – cinched waist flaring out to a bell shape skirt. What Women Wore in 1940’s Clothing What Women Wore – 1940 to 1945 Early 1940’s dress silhouettes …

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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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1940’s Style – The Top 10 Hairstyles 1940

the pompadour 1940

The Top 10 Hairstyles 1940 as by the Paramount’s hairstyle and makeup departments: The Best hairstyles of 1940 and who wore them Barbara Stanwycks’ Long bob Sheba Curve. Scarlett O’Hara period chignon and snood. Dorothy Lamour’s pompadour. Paulette Goddard and Bette Davis’s coronet hairstyles. Joan Crawford’s pin curl hair. Claudette Colbert’s short bob. Carmen Miranda’s …

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1940s Bathing Suits – Flirt with the Sun in 1948

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1940s bathing suits 1948. Hollywood stars Cyd Charisse, Barbara Stanwyck and Jane Greer model the latest in 1940s swimsuits by top brands Jantzen and Mabs of Hollywood Beautiful 1940s Bathing Suit Styles to Inspire Marie McDonald has measurements which Hollywood producers, artists and at least one professor of anatomy and physical anthropology rate ideal. Here …

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