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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Vintage 1950s Makeup Tutorial Film

1950s Full Makeup Tutorial – How to achieve a satin clean skin and makeup look to bring out all your natural feminine beauty. Makeup is a study in itself ! You’ll want not only to know how but when to use it. For instance – you wouldn’t any more go to school wearing mascara and eye shadow and lipstick than…

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Straight Out Of The 50s

1950s Fashion in Kodachrome – Vintage style in amateur found photographs of everyday women’s clothing, hair and makeup looks captured in magical Kodachrome color from the 1950s era. What they wore at home, for Christmas, for evening wear, at the beach or going skiing. A real time capsule! It’s sad in a way that people throw these out. They represent…

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Ode to the Sweater – Part Deux

More Free Patterns and more sweaters – Free to download – a classic 1939 sailor jumper pattern; a must-have for the summer ! The pattern is called Chic Ahoy – a jumper with a nautical air . Just click on image or link to download the pdf to your device. This one comes via Vintage Pattern Files, originally uploaded by…

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The Pin-up Project

Brazilian pin-ups Renata Candido and Karla Stevanatto – In this exclusive interview for Glamourdaze, Brazilian pin-ups Renata Candido and Karla Stevanatto, also known by their nicknames Chubby Pinup and Gia RedHot, tell us the story of the project that has been revolutionized retro market in Brazil. Six months ago, the Brazilian photographic market gained a company specialized in retro and…

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1950s Fashion – Spectacle Glory

Pathe News 1950 fashion report – A toast now to the women and where more attractive than this school for models, where we’re just in time for a lesson in the art of specmanship. Demonstrating this comparatively new art in using spectacles as a fashion accessory is top couturier Ronald Patterson. With this sophisticated town suit in hat and fox fur,…

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1950 Guide to being a Fashion Model

A Career in Modeling by Helen Fraser- Excerpts from Assignment in Modelling. Here are some photographs of a typical day at the Barbizon School for fashion models in 1950 in Florida. The school was founded originally as a ‘charm school’ in 1935. Barbizon training scene pictures Bettellen in semi-ballet stance with legs widespread to feature the skirts fullness. “She must…

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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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Decade-by-Decade Vintage Fashion Looks

Get the look from the 1920s to the 1970s – 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 an…

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