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1940s British Women at War – The Home Front

Rarely Seen Photos from the early 1940s – To mark the release of our 1940s Wartime Women’s guides pack, here are some amazing images of women serving on the home front in Britain during the Blitz era. Thanks to the marvelous collection of the Imperial War Museum in particular, who curate a rare series of color transparency slides, some of…

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Heroic Hardass Women of WW11

Celebrating 1940s Wartime Women – To mark the release of our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack, we’ll be featuring some posts to celebrate the heroism and endurance of women who served in the Allied forces during World War Two. That’s all ! ©Glamourdaze 2018 Download our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack now.

1940s Wartime Womens Guide Pack

1940s Wartime Womens Guide Pack

Rare restored handbooks from the 1940s – Glamourdaze are delighted to unveil our 1940s Wartime Women Guides Pack. What was it like to be a woman serving in the Allied forces, and on the home-front during World War Two? Well, now you can find out in a real nostalgic trip back to the halcyon days of the 1940s. Download these…

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Past becomes Present in Colorized Photographs

The Art of Colorist Olga Shirnina – There are many apps these days which claim to colorize, with a click of a button, your old black & white photographs, but these compare poorly to the work of a real artist. I’ve seen many good colorists over the years, but none compare to the artistry of Russian woman Olga Shirnina, who…

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The Vintage Carnival

The Vintage Carnival

One Day Vintage Festival for all nostalgia fans – If you’re in the UK this summer or fall and you fancy a day out in your favorite vintage style frock, then Glamourdaze recommends The Vintage Carnival, a one day event of fashion, shopping, music, cars, food and drink and ..well .. everything your vintage heart desires. To whet your appetite,…

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1940s Hairstyles – How to put on a Wig in 1940

Vogue Magazine – hair’s little troubleshooter – Wigs are the intelligent answer to a number of hair problems. Wigs are beautiful. A wig can look as natural as your hair. Vogue believes that more and more wigs will be worn, and more and more frankly. Today, wearing a wig no more admits a secret and shameful defect than wearing face-powder…

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1940s Fashion – The Wired Bra

Late 1940s brassieres eliminate straps – Bare shouldered fashions set a problem for foundation garment makers. This has resulted in the development of the strapless, wired brassiere – an increasingly important article of women’s 1940s underwear. This new and useful brassiere contains a single wire which makes an arch over each breast and a small loop in the center. Fitting…

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1940s Fashion – Waist Pinchers 1949

Corsets are back for Diors New Look – Wasp-waists, which began their fashion history 3000 years ago, call for a special garment to keep milady’s figure up to date with the New Look from Paris. Once they used torture instruments of wood and whalebone – today we have satin and lace ! OO-LA-LA! Very saucy – but very chic. The…

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Neiman Marcus Department Store in 1945

The Most Glamorous Department Store in America – Daphne : Where did Mrs. Crane go, anyway? Niles : She’s making her annual pilgrimage to the holy land. Martin : I thought Maris was going to Dallas to visit her sister. Niles : That is her holy land. It’s the site of the first Neiman Marcus. Frasier TV Series Episode:Travels with…

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Straight Out Of The 40s

Kodachrome Time Capsule from the 1940s – Vintage Style captured in amateur kodachrome photographs showing genuine everyday women’s clothing, hair and makeup looks taken in the 1940s era. There’s just something about these images that casts a spell over me. You can buy the originals on Ebay and Etsy if you’re not too late. Just search for Kodachrome girls That’s all…

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