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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1920’s Fashion – Four Paris Evening Dresses 1926

Four beautiful 1920’s Paris dresses – Evening Dresses 1926. The Paris designers are obtaining graceful effects in 1920’s evening gowns this season by the skillful 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…

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1920s Fashion - Modes from Paris 1928

1920s Fashion – Modes from Paris 1928

Art Gout Beaute Magazine 1928 – 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 colors, the dress designers are showing the first of the winter fashions to foreign buyers. Modes from Paris 1928 –…

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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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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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1920’s Hairstyles for Face Shapes

Choosing 1920’s Hairstyles for your face shape – The 1920’s bob hairstyles craze, quickly brought home some hard truths. Your hair could determine how you looked, depending on your face shape. Alternately, you hairstyle could determine your looks, depending on your face shape. Another browse through the 1926 personal style book “Making the most of your looks, by Dorothy Stote”…

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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! Correct 1920s Suits for your Height Left:…

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Photo Booth Selfies – A Century of Women

Photo booth selfies – women of the 20th century Back in July 2014 – the year of the Selfie, Glamourdaze took a look back to a time before smartphones and the magic of Photo booth selfies. What we found was a treasure of portraits going back to the Edwardian Era. Google Photo booth women selfies and you’ll see a lot of…

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