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Royal Vintage Shoes

Not Your Everyday Thrift Store Find – By Alexandria Cannito for Glamourdaze For many women it’s important to show off an outfit with a perfect pair of vintage style shoes that not only turns heads, but is unique in its own right. So whether you’re hunting for 1920s flapper shoes, or 1930s style shoes or 1940s shoe styles, some opt to…

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1920’s Winter Fashion from Paris

Fashion Report 1926 – Designer Winter Frocks- The tendency to be tailored is favored by the top designers in Paris this season. Straight line models with long sleeves, either fitting snugly to the arm or slightly full, are particularly appropriate for the street and for informal afternoon wear. These dresses are exceedingly smart in silhouette when worn with the new…

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Flapper defends daring frocks

Flapper defends daring frocks

by film Actress Betty Blythe – 1926 A feisty 1920s Flapper takes a critical look at herself and the emancipation of women’s attire. Though Miss Betty Blythe claims to wear daring dresses herself, she feels she cannot shut her eyes to some facts. She does however make a strong case in favour of a woman’s right to wear what she…

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Iconic Flapper Witches of the 1920s

Iconic Flapper Witches of the 1920s

The Ipswich hosiery ads of the mid 1920s – Ipswich hosiery began with a group of women in Suffolk Ma in the 19th century. By the 1920s the Ipswich hosiery mills were among the top selling machine wash stockings in the US, alongside brand leaders such as Holeproof and Luxite. Their Halloween ads which appeared in 1924 became a seasonal…

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Fashion Report 1926 – Evening Frocks from Paris

Four beautiful Parisian dresses – The Paris designers are obtaining graceful effects in evening gowns this season by the skilful use of hip-line accents either at the side or center-front. Sashes and draperies are used for emphasis of this silhouette and the effect is carried upward by means of delightful artificial flowers and ribbon motifs at the shoulder. A pink…

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1920s Fashion - Modes from Paris 1928

1920s Fashion – Modes from Paris 1928

Art Gout Beaute Magazine – While the latest summer frocks are enjoying their brilliant but ephemeral existence at the Deauville, Le Touquet, and La Baule casinos, and while these fashionable seaside resorts are covered with a bewildering display of colours, the dressmakers are showing the first of the winter fashions to foreign buyers. This provides a piquant contrast between the…

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The Age of Fashion comes to an end

Necessity drives the future of Style – “There’s never a new fashion but it’s old” Geoffrey Chaucer What came before .. In 1902, a series of French postcards entitled “Les Femmes de l’Avenir” or Women of the Future, proved conclusively that – trapped as we are, in a linear dimension, few among us possess gifted insight into imagining the modes…

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Vintage Style Queen – Rafaella Britto

Top Women on Instagram with Vintage Style  #1 – Every now and then, Glamourdaze pulls the switch on the time machine and returns to the present day to enjoy the vintage inspired styles worn by my favorite bloggers. If I can get it together I’ll be featuring some of my favorites in one-to-one interviews. My first is with a young…

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1920s Beauty Etiquette for the Flapper

Some pointers from the flapper era – Excerpts from The Etiquette of Beauty by Dorothy Cocks 1927 Figure Fashion silhouette, in the history of sartorial arts, changes even more frequently and more radically than fashion in faces. It is is as if the mold, from which all women are turned out, were recast with every age.When swelling bosoms are the…

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Decade-by-Decade Vintage Fashion Looks

Get the look from the 1920s to the 1970s – Whether you’re a vintage clothing fan or just love retro styles, it’s always fun to take a bit from the past and incorporate it into your wardrobe. Each decade had iconic styles from the well-tailored looks of the 30s all the way to flamboyant outfits of the 70s. With an…

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