Gender Stereotyping - Sexism in the 50's

Gender Stereotyping – Sexism in the 50’s

Mad Men era example of gender stereotyping in the 50’s. One man vents his sexism at what he sees as powder room politics during office breaks. Sexism in the 50’s – What Women Do in the Powder Room Glamourdaze’s latest vintage fashion film takes a peek – in glorious color at what women get up in the powder room during…

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Two punk girls at Christmas 1980's

It’s beginning to look a lot like Vintage Christmas

Continuing our seasonal trip through time to Vintage Christmas past with found photos of women at Christmas. The styles, the tinsel and the glamour 1990’s Christmas Photographs The 1990’s, was quite a mixed bag for fashion. A terrible war in Bosnia not withstanding, it was a time of optimism and wealth. The music was great, the styles were getting better…

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Fall fashions for 1952 - Here's what Hollywood stars wore

Fall fashions for 1952 – Here’s what Hollywood stars wore

Here’s the Fall fashions for 1952, as worn by Grace Kelly and Debbie Reynolds . The  dresses, suits and coats worn by Hollywood women in 1952 Fall fashions for 1952 – Debbie Reynolds Debbie Reynolds looks young and gay in her smart new Sherbrooke raincoat. Although it looks like wool, it’s a lightweight all rayon tweed. It doesn’t wrinkle in…

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Fall makeup 1950s - Kim Novak

1950s Fall Makeup – Three Hollywood Stars 1959

1950s fall makeup looks of Kim Novak, Debbie Reynolds and Sandra Dee. The Fresh Look, the romantic look and the kookie look. The 1950’s makeup look straight from Hollywood. “Every woman can be beautiful”. That’s what Richard Smith, 20th Century Fox make-up artist says.“If she has patience with her makeup and learns to stress her best feature.” “The stars learn…

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1950s Vintage Fashion Glamour Gaffes

Glamour gaffes – How Not to be glamorous in 1959 Are you guilty of any of these glamour gaffes? Fill out this check list from 1959 and see how you score. Biting your lips. Did you realize you did it? Picking at your nails. Nervous? Don’t show it. Biting your nails. Try wearing gloves till you can stop. Crossed ankles….

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Vacation Dresses for Summer in 1956

Vacation Dresses for Summer in 1956

1950’s Fashion – Six Vacation Dresses to pack Six Summer vacation dresses to pack in to your suitcase. Get ready for fabulous fun, and head for paradise on the Pacific coast. Left: THE EASY SUIT LOOK. Shirley Jones‘ three part traveler. In sky blue silk wool, flecked with white. It’s crisp shantung blouse matched to jacket lining. Madcaps hat, so…

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Vintage Glasses – Top 20 Movie Appearances

Iconic Glasses and the Stars who Wore them – There is nothing like a trusty pair of glasses for an actor to assume a character. Oddly there have not been too many iconic performances by glasses on screen, and most of these are by men. For women, the total lack of vogue for eye wear was always a problem, and…

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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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How to Sit in a feminine posture

Learn How to Sit in a Feminine Posture

The Art of Sitting like a Fashion Model The art of sitting gracefully, just like a vintage fashion model. Simple beauty steps from the Eileen Ford Model Agency. Sit back in the seat and not on the edge of the chair. Keep chest and bust high, diaphragm flat. Sit on your pelvic bones and not on the end of your spine…..

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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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