Quick & Easy 1940’s Hair Snood Hairstyle

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 the Wind. If you want…

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Winter Hats 1940 in Vogue

1940s Fashion – A Look at Winter Hats in 1940

The latest styles in women’s millinery for January 1940 from Vogue Magazine Two Winter Hats for Black dresses and Suits Left: A hat like an Alpine chasseur. Stitched black felt shading your eyes, sweeping up on one side. This releases a cascade of black coq feathers. Nice for you if you belong to the bit-of-a-brim school. Worn with a precise…

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Laraine Day - Winter coat 1940

1940s Fashion – Winter Dresses and Coats in 1940

Winter Fashion Wardrobe for 1940 Glamourdaze reviews some Winter Dresses and Coats in 1940 . Also some vintage inspired wardrobe ideas for the young fashionable 1940s woman. This winter you will look feminine and fascinating. A body that is supple and slim. From head to toe you will be consistent. Hair will be brushed up from your forehead in a…

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1940s Fashion – Fall Dresses in 1940

Smart Fall Dresses for Autumn 1940 – Fall Dresses in 1940. Coats and suits. Dark frocks for colorful jewelry. Fall Wardrobe for $35. Fall wardrobe for $40 Rosalind Russell poses in a fall costume from Bonwit Teller, New York. The felt bonnet is the highlight of this lovely ensemble. A Fall coat and dress to catch the eye. Money pouch…

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Neiman Marcus Department Store in 1945

The Most Glamorous Department Store in America – Daphne : Where did Mrs. Crane go, anyway? Niles : She’s making her annual pilgrimage to the holy land. Martin : I thought Maris was going to Dallas to visit her sister. Niles : That is her holy land. It’s the site of the first Neiman Marcus. Frasier TV Series Episode:Travels with…

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1940s Hat Styles from 1940 to 1945

Swedish Fashion Archive of 1940’s War Era Women- An interesting time capsule of photographs from the war years in neutral Sweden. As in the 1920s, it’s always difficult to say whether it was the hair stylists who dictated to the milliners or the other way around, but by the late 1930s and on to 1945, the hairstyles had taken on…

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Color Archive of 1940s War Era Women

Mouth watering color photographs from Sweden – Glamourdaze always gets a little excited when a new excavation emerges of pictorial gems to add to the photo archive of women’s fashion history, and if those photographs are in color .. well then it’s Christmas come early ! Most of the color slides were taken during World War Two. Sweden was neutral during…

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1940s Fashion in magical Kodachrome color

Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away

1940s fashion in magical Kodachrome color – There is an era captured in photography which engenders more nostalgia perhaps than any other in the 20th century and these are the Kodachrome years. Kodachrome film was a 35 mm film or transparency containing three layers producing the primary colors. Like their black and white counterparts, the emulsion coatings were black and…

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A French Girl in Post War Paris 1946

Profile of a French actress in 1946 – A revealing social document in pictures by Nina Leen of bohemian life in Paris immediately after the Second World War. She is blue-eyed, ash-blonde Barbara Laage, aged 25, an up-and-coming young French actress, enjoying the biggest theater boom Paris has ever know. During the past season, 50 plays have been shown nightly…

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Gene Tierney Leave her to Heaven 1945

1940s Style in Eye Popping Technicolor

Leave her to Heaven 1945 – John Stahl’s classic noir movie Leave her to Heaven, stars possibly the best dressed ever femme fatale – Gene Tierney. It was recently restored with the help of director Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation and has been rightly claimed as a forgotten masterpiece. It’s a feast for fans of 1940s clothing, hairstyles and makeup looks and…

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