1950s British Fashion Show in Color 1951

An Evening of Fashion – Savoy Hotel London 1951 Pathe fashion newsreel in luscious color. Includes an exclusive peek backstage during the show. Let’s join the stars, celebrities and Britains top fashion designers. The occasion, a mannequin parade with a difference. Beginning beautifully by this Worth model Rolande, exhibiting this banana coloured facecloth dinner dress, …

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1950s Makeup – Color Harmony in 1951

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Color charts for make-up hair and clothes 1951 – 1950s makeup tutorial from Carolyn Earle Bright ideas in 1950s makeup and effective use of costume colors accentuate your good looks and compliment each other. In this post are four complexion types – blonde, brunette, brownette, and titian – together with color suggestions that you can …

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Lets Make-up – 1950’s Style !

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1950s Makeup Retrospective by Naomi J. Shaw – for Glamourdaze. Poodle skirts, pin-up girls, and winged eyeliner! The 1950s were a time of retro fun and fashion that still drive undercurrents today with nostalgia for the “good old days” of American bandstand music at the local diner or  drive-in movie theatre. Fifties fashion and makeup is …

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French Eyes – Doe-eyed look takes world by storm in 1950

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Move over Lipstick – Eye make-up is the big beauty news in 1950 – As the world bid farewell to the 1940s, Life Magazine looks at the new French import of the doe-eye or “L’oeil de biche” ( eye of a deer) make-up look of 1950 – WHEN word came from Paris earlier this year …

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Glamour Girls of the Air – Air Stewardess School 1958

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The Inside story of how to be a 1950’s Stewardess – In 1958 – Life magazine went to Stewardess School in Dallas Texas, and offered a revealing insight into the training, deportment, beauty schooling and sisterly camaraderie which resulted. Photos by Life Photographer Peter Stackpole. “The rather odd education that the girls get in these …

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One Woman – Three 1950’s Makeup Looks – Elizabeth Arden

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Three Summer Faces – French Make up Styles for 1954 – 1950s Makeup report from L’officiel de la mode. Some summer cosmetic suggestions from the top cosmetologist Elizabeth Arden ( Ed: This was in French, so please forgive our translation!) 1.The Sports Make-up Look Eyelashes, eyelids and eyebrows are slightly greased. The important point here …

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