Summer Swimwear 1931 - Dorothy Jordan

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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Recession Fashion – 1930’s Dresses Take a Dive

Skirts Drop with the Index in 1930 Women’s Fashion of the 1930’s was inevitably influenced by the Wall Street Crash of October 24, 1929 and subsequent Great Depression. The Autumn, 1930 Sears Catalog admonished, “Thrift is the spirit of the day. Reckless spending is a thing of the past.” The beginning of the decade saw women sewing more. Clothing was…

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Retro Sunglasses - Decade-by Decade Vintage Style

Retro Sunglasses – Decade-by-Decade Vintage Style

Wear the Correct Eye Frames to match your fashion era – 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…

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Photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas

Photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas

Vintage Photos of Women at Christmas Continuing our trawl of found fashion photographs, here are some photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas. The originals of which you will find on Ebay for sale. If you’re lucky! Here we picked some of our favorites spanning from the 1980s all the way back to 1910. 1980s 1970s Seventies fashion, previously disregarded…

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Womens Hats in 1930 – Fashion Film

Vintage Film – 1930 Women’s hats Women’s hats in 1930 moved away from the angular look of the flapper era to accommodate new fuller hairstyles. Glamourdaze presents a delightful vintage fashion feature from 1930 featuring women’s hat styles. The cloche hat that had covered all the hair and much of the face in the late 1920s did not disappear immediately….

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1930s Fashion – Fall Fashion Trends in 1931

1930s Fashion – Fall Fashion Trends in 1931

A Slender Silhouette for 1930s Autumn Fashion A preview of what you might have been wearing in Fall fashions of 1931. The silhouette was slender, the skirt hems had lowered. The control girdle was a must for foundation wear. Hollywood Actresses model Fall Fashions When it’s summer for you, it’s already Fall for the designers. Width has gone to the…

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1930s Swimsuit Fashions

Beautiful Vintage Swimsuit Styles from 1936 – Brighten your whole summer with a complete wardrobe of stunning inexpensive 1936 swimsuits from U.S. Waterwear. A. A lovely one-piece with fishnet inserts under the attached skirt. A patented Howland watertight cap in the new herring-bone Krepe-Tex. Gay nautical decoration. B. A two-piece swimsuit in entrancing solid colors, smart flaring trunks and halter…

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Dressing Carole Lombard by Travis Banton

The Inside Story of a unique Hollywood actress Carole Lombard, and her enduring friendship with costume designer Travis Banton Trials and Tribulations of a Costume Designer Part Two of the Inside Story from the great Hollywood costume designer Travis Banton and how he helped some of Tinseltown’s’ most glamorous women find their style, and more so, influence fashion trends across the…

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1930s Fashion – Summer Styles Hollywood 1931

1930s Movie Style Inspiration – Perhaps you have been doing it for years – perhaps it is a new thought. But don’t you find that animated fashion tips from the screen put a new zest into your shopping routine? There is something about seeing a costume in action that dramatizes the details. You want so badly to wear that frock,…

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Travis Banton – When Fashion Made Hollywood

Inside Story by the famous Hollywood Costume Designer Travis Banton, and the glamorous stars he dressed, including Marlene Dietrich and Clara Bow by Judy Lang Hunt What were Hollywood’s leading ladies really like? Reminisces from one of the great Hollywood fashion gurus Travis Banton and how he helped some of Hollywood’s most glamorous women find their style, and more so, influence…

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