The Gloria Swanson 1930 Fashion Parade

The Famous star poses in the new modes of 1930 –

Photographed for Glamourdaze by Russell Ball.


Gloria Swanson demonstrates the newest and smartest in 1930 dinner dress fashion. The gown is nude satin, in which both sides of the material are used. A circular cape collar falls over one shoulder to form a fetching train.


Anticipating fresher days in September, To the left Miss Swanson wears a suit of black broad-tail, with ivory transparent velvet waist. A silver fox cuff for one sleeve only lends a smart touch to the ensemble. A close fitting hat is worn with this original costume.
Gloria Swanson demonstrates the correct thing for sports aboard ship on the photo to the right. She is wearing a blue sports suit trimmed with harmonizing suede. her blue suede beret matches the suit. A white pique blouse with turned down collar is worn with this costume.


To the left, Miss Swanson is wearing an attractive afternoon suit. It is very much of French mode a la Deauville fashion.  With it she wears a beige satin blouse and a leopard trimmed felt hat.
A smart ensemble is shown to the right. It is made of black flat crepe and gray tri-bar, trimmed with Astrakhan. With it Miss Swanson wears a close-fitting black felt hat.


At the left, Miss Swanson is seen in a transparent black velvet tea gown with sleeves forming large circular flounces at the wrists. These are trimmed with rows of white gardenias.
An evening gown ( to the right) of pale green crepe mogul is revealed by Miss Swanson. This is embroidered along the neckline with fine stones. With this costume Miss Swanson wears three bracelets of original design just above the elbow. Her earrings match of course !

That’s all !

Text© 2015
Originally published in June 1930
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