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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

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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Cable Girls – 1920s Era Women with a modern twist

Las Chicas del Cable – four women in 1920s Madrid – Cloche hats, colorful flapper frocks and bobbed hair. What’s not to enjoy about the new Netflix produced series Cable Girls or Las Chicas del Cable– the frivolous title aside. Drawing some inspiration from recent films like The Changeling and the 2013 film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, there is a feeling…

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1920s Hairstyles for your type

Vintage guide to hairdos for your face shape – Another browse through the 1926 personal style book “Making the most of your looks, by Dorothy Stote” brings us the hairstyles ! Begin with your forehead. If it is smooth and unlined, if your expression is calm and unperturbed, then provided you like the severe arrangement that pulls the hair straight…

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1920s Fashion – Making the Most of your Looks

1920’s Women’s Style advice from 1926 by  – Thanks to the folks at the Haithi Trust Digital Library for preserving these wonderful books and manuals.This book “Making the Most of your Looks” by Dorothy Stote, declares that it is designed for the woman of ‘moderate’ means and will not be recommending expensive frocks! (left)The tailored suit should have a hip…

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Photobooth Selfies – A Century of Women

Candid, funny and touching photos of past lives – Back in July 2014 – the year of the Selfie, Glamourdaze took a look back to a time before smartphones and the magic of the Photobooth selfie. What we found was a treasure of portraits going back to the Edwardian Era. Google Photobooth women selfies and you’ll see a lot of…

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