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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1920s Shoe Fashions on Film

Pathe news focus on 1920s shoe style – Once upon a time, fashion shows were more or less dress hows. In 1929, a 1920s shoes eye view to beauty is important enough to require a special show of its own as we are treated to three pairs of legs parading the latest style. A 1920s shoes eye view of beauty. Styles…

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1920s Fashion – Flappers! Look to your Legs!

Proper leg postures and deportment- 1920s fashion report for Glamourdaze.com from Carolyn Van Wycks in 1924. “MEN WILL anyway and a girl ought to be prepared. We asked a Max Sennet beauty to model the good and bad postures which can dictate our lives for us! With an ever rising hem and an ever increasing amount of leg exposure – a woman’s…

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1920s Fashion – Illusion Stockings

Fat ankles, thin ankles – wear the stockings to suit – 1925 style! 1920s Fashion Report – from March 1925 – Carolyn Van Wycks for Glamourdaze 1920s fashion hosiery for your type! The purpose of “The Illusion Stocking”  is to make the ankles look like what they “ain’t.” On the left, Lilyan Tashman demonstrates the vertical striped stocking which will…

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Vintage Stockings – an image and film history

1920’s hosiery ad – illustrated by Coles Phillips. Vintage Stockings History and Archive films The story of how hosiery developed into such a uniquely feminine piece of apparel is largely to do with the developments in fiber. During the late 1800’s, the fibers used in hosiery changed over from woolen to cotton. By the early 1920’s, women’s stockings were almost…

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