The New Gamine Style of 1950 | Dorian Leigh

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The girl on whom all the clothes are shown is Dorian Leigh, the top New York model since 1944 who has gone through the broad-shouldered era, the corseted new Look, and now embraces the gamine style of 1950. Dorian Leigh models dresses and suits by Christian Dior, Jacques Fath, Hattie Carnegie, and Pauline Trigère . …

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What Katie Did for Christmas !

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What Katie Did for Christmas ! If you’re planning to wrap up up for winter in some luxurious vintage retro style lingerie, then isn’t it time you sent that order off to Santa now ! Vintage Lingerie and Corsets What katie Did, the reigning queen of faux-vintage undergarments and hosiery are taking orders now for …

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Vintage Stockings – an image and film history

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1920’s hosiery ad – illustrated by Coles Phillips. Vintage Stockings History and Archive films The story of how hosiery developed into such a uniquely feminine piece of apparel is largely to do with the developments in fiber. During the late 1800’s, the fibers used in hosiery changed over from woolen to cotton. By the early …

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