1930s Fashion – Hollywood styles go white under the sun

Hollywood Tries White Magic for Summer 1934-

1930s Fashion By Seymour for Glamourdaze.com

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THERE’S a childish lilt to Mary Carlisle‘s white gob hat with its navy blue streamers, but her reefer coat is nautical sophistication to its last nickel button!

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Mary has chosen her accessories skilfully – she matches the blue braid on her coat with a navy handbag, scarf and lacings in her white pumps. Isn’t it stylish?
Her white crocheted string gloves are the right detail for this spectator sports costume.

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PLAIDS are clannish this summer! Diana Wynyard wears this charming plaid silk dress ( below left) . The white silk pique cuffs are reminiscent of the lines in our new off-the-face hats. Unusual buttons too!

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GAIL PATRICK adroitly uses a color accent with her all white costume. Bright tangerine crepe with confetti dots makes the scarf worn like a vestee, also the pocket handkerchief and wrist ties.

HERE’S a perfect formula for beach wear – a pair of blue and white checked wool slacks made with all the masculine dash, a white short-sleeved blouse also masculine in line. White open-toed sandals and a knitted beret. The model is Marion Nixon!

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The cool color of water, Aqua blue, for this summer silk frock which Claire Trevor wears. White mousseline de soie frills at collar and sleeves add a crisp detail. Fabric buttons around the neckline are used all the way down the front to provide an effective opening.

A simple wash frock is worn by Pat Paterson. Coolest white cotton with a tucked bodice and white eyelet embroidered linen with bow.

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EVENING frocks are a sheer delight this season. Marion Nixon wears this gaily printed sheer cotton. The bodice has a primness about its turnover collar which the myriad ruffles below quite belie. Velvet ribbons further add to the old fashioned charm of this dress.

A MORE conservative brim than the huge cartwheels everyone is wearing these days, is the one which shades Marion Nixon’s eyes from the hot summer sun. All white except for a small twist of bright ribbon, the brim has an alluring irregularity, dipping smartly over her eyes.

originally in Motion Picture 1934

 

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