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Playtex – From Bras to Space Suits on Apollo 11

Apollo 11 space suits designed by bra and girdle manufacturer Playtex and the future of fashion depicted in 2001: A Space Odyssey Future Fashion – Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin This iconic photograph, taken on the moon by Neil Armstrong of his lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin has style written all over it. Of course in reality, this space suit…

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Vacation Dresses for Summer in 1956

Vacation Dresses for Summer in 1956

1950’s Fashion – Six Vacation Dresses to pack Six Summer vacation dresses to pack in to your suitcase. Get ready for fabulous fun, and head for paradise on the Pacific coast. Left: THE EASY SUIT LOOK. Shirley Jones‘ three part traveler. In sky blue silk wool, flecked with white. It’s crisp shantung blouse matched to jacket lining. Madcaps hat, so…

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1940s Bathing Suits – Flirt with the Sun in 1948

1940s bathing suits 1948. Hollywood stars Cyd Charisse, Barbara Stanwyck and Jane Greer model the latest in 1940s swimsuits by top brands Jantzen and Mabs of Hollywood Beautiful 1940s Bathing Suit Styles to Inspire Marie McDonald has measurements which Hollywood producers, artists and at least one professor of anatomy and physical anthropology rate ideal. Here she sports a Caltex bathing…

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1920s Bathing Suits and Beach Pajamas 1929

1920s bathing suits as modeled by Hollywood stars in 1929, where the summer forecast was always fair and warm weather 1920s Bathing Suits 1929 Every year in the golden age of Hollywood, the most gorgeous bevy of glamour girls could be seen on the pages of Photoplay and Motion Picture, modeling the newest bathing suits Joan Crawford and Anita Page…

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Janet Leigh - Hollywood Hairstyle 1960

Hollywood Hair – Five 1960s Hairstyles to Copy

Hollywood Hair 1960 Which one of these famous 1960s hairdos suits you. Doris Day, Eve Marie Saint, Debbie Reynolds, Janet Leigh and Christine Carere Janet Leigh – Hollywood Hair Janet has one of the most casual, attractive hairdos in Hollywood today. Her hair is cut short in shaggy petals which she sets quickly and easily in rows of pin curls….

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Sandra Dee’s Vintage 1960s Makeup Tips

Simple Makeup Tutorial from 1960 Vintage 1960s makeup tips from Hollywood actress Sandra Dee. Her teacher at Universal is the great Bud Westmore. The secret says Sandra is to look natural Start with Nails So her hands look prettier and nails won’t split, Sandra Dee applies polish, in pale shades of pearl. Then she uses colorless sealer over all Foundation…

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The Wind Cries Mary Quant – V & A Retrospective

Designer Mary Quant still causes a stir From childhood memories of a ballet dancer in miniskirt and tights, to trying on a boys ribbed sweater, Mary Quant helped define the 1960s fashion era. The current Mary Quant retrospective being held at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London reveals a gold mine for fashion lovers and fans of this iconic…

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1940s Summer Hairstyles – Five Coiffures for 1940

1940s summer coiffures to look cool in 1940s summer hairstyles to look and feel cool in, despite the thermometer’s evident ambition to take off for Mars. Designed by Joan Clair of Clairol Inc Don’t smother under a shoulder length mop just because you’re used to it. Snip it off, or do it up, or just pull it away from your…

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Mary Stuyvesant – 1940’s Television Beauty Guru

Mary Stuyvesant – American Beauty Guru of the 1940’s Mary Stuyvesant is famous these days for her wonderful 1940’s makeup and hair tutorial films on the Glamour Daze YouTube channel. She was possibly the first high profile television beauty guru. Yet, until recently, she was all but forgotten and so little is known about her. Mary Stuyvesant hailed from England….

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Summer Dresses 1931 – 1930’s Fashion Report

1930’s Summer Dresses 1931 Summer Dresses 1931. Hollywood stars Anita Page, Dorothy Jordan and Leila Hyams model the latest summer suits and swimwear Left: Anita Page makes a charming appearance in a one piece jersey dress of white, featuring a short sleeved bolero jacket of brown. The brown shade being carried out in the belt and button decorations. Brown and…

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