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Elaine Stewart – How to Look Like a 1950s Pinup

Elaine Stewart’s weekly boudoir beauty routine of 1954 M.G.M’s newest 1950’s pinup Elaine Stewart, smiles and says ” I have no beauty secrets – no special creams made for me at midnight by a mermaid under water. No incantations to make my eyes shine or potions to keep my skin flawless.But,” she adds, seriously, ” I do have my own…

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1950s Fashion – Hollywood Boudoir Style in 1954

A peek in to milady’s bedroom for some Hollywood boudoir styles in 1954 to see what enchanting attire the stars wear in the privacy of their bedrooms and homes. Janet Leigh prefers a wholesome look in this feminine blue night gown. But don’t forget to rub off that lipstick before bed Janet ! Left: Elizabeth Taylor wears the palest of…

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Fall Dresses in 1950 - Red Tones

1950s Fashion Color Swatch – Fall Dresses in 1950

Fall Dresses in 1950 with Color Family Swatch – Fill your wardrobe with these lovely Fall dresses in 1950. Use the Fall Costume Color Family swatches to help you match, blend and contrast. Costume Color families for Fall 1950 is presented by the Costume Color Council. The colors are displayed in such a way that within each color family you…

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Vintage 1950s Pin Curls Hairstyle Tutorial

How to do a 1950s Pin Curls Hairstyle – Want to get that 1950s pin curls hairstyle? Terry Moore and Joan Evans show you how in this vintage 1950s pin curls lesson. Last month, Glamour Daze showed you how to get the hairstyles of Liz Taylor and Jane Wyman. This month, we explore the fundamentals of pin curls. It’s perfectly…

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1950s Fashion – Slender Fall Dresses 1953

You’ll want a Slender Dress for Autumn – By Elizabeth Madiera Fashion Editor – Womens Home Companion Fall Dresses 1953 Fashion in 1953 comes to a close, pivot around the narrow silhouette but this fall’s clothes aren’t too straight and strict. Designers have given them a new softness, a flexibility of cut that readies them for any woman’s wearing !…

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The  Short Crop 50's Hairstyle

Three Hollywood Fall Hairstyles 1950

Easy Directions for Three Fall hairstyles from 1950- Tired of your old hair-do? Afraid to take a chance? Here are three easy hair shaping tutorials from Hollywood to try. Elizabeth Taylor’s wind-blown bob, the short cap cut crop worn by Jane Wyman and Jane Powell’s long hairdo The  Short Crop 50’s Hairstyle Make a one-inch center part at top of head….

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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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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

Found photos of Women in the 1950s – Vintage style in amateur vintage photographs of beautiful women.  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 of found photos of women in the 1950s. It’s sad…

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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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