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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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1950s Makeup – Autumn Beauty Tints

Some glowing tips for Fall Beauty in 1959 – A warm and glowing complexion and hair brought to sparkling new life with subtle tints and rinses will put you vividly into glamour this autumn season. Try the effectiveness of this luminous autumn look by experimenting with the make-up colors suggested here. Brunettes with pale skin and hazel eyes. Your autumn…

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1950s Directoire Hairstyles from Paris

Five Pretty French Mannequins model in 1958 – The 1958 Directoire hairstyle, latest headliner from France, was introduced by the Haute Coiffure at a parade at Chez Laurent, famous restaurant in the Champs Elysees gardens, Paris, to coincide with the autumn collections. While waistlines are rising to under the bosom, coiffures are piling into a ruffled, casual effect, with loosely…

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1954 Women’s College Fashion

Archive film of college style in 1950s Pennsylvania – Opened in 1867, Cedar Crest College is a private liberal arts women’s college devoted to training young women in the art of living. Set on a spacious knoll of wooded land on the outskirts of Allentown. It has been consistently voted one of the top women’s colleges in the US. It…

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1950s Hairstyles Chart for your hair length

The Short, medium and Long of it all – Short hair is very much “high fashion” in 1953, and it certainly looks wonderful on some girls. Others prefer to wear long hair, or admire the short cut but wisely apply to a principle to which all girls should cling – if it doesn’t suit you, don’t wear it ! Every…

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The Italian Cut Hairstyle Craze of 1953

A hit amongst barbers and brunettes – 1950s hairstyle report for Glamourdaze When the stars of Italian movies began sporting short, shaggy haircuts that looked – well – messy but undeniably chic and interesting, they touched off a ground swell of imitative barbering that this summer is equalling if not surpassing the poodle hair cut mania of 1952. The uniformly short,…

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Glamour Girls of the Air – Air Stewardess School 1958

The Inside story of how to be a 1950’s Stewardess – In 1958 – Life magazine went to Stewardess School in Dallas Texas, and offered a revealing insight into the training, deportment, beauty schooling and sisterly camaraderie which resulted. Photos by Life Photographer Peter Stackpole. “The rather odd education that the girls get in these images is preparing them for…

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The 1950’s Womans Beauty Salon

1950’s womans beauty salon Here we have an archive film exploring the mysteries of a 1950’s woman’s beauty salon, and though still run by men – it was the 1950’s after all –  there is a noticeable absence of the usual patronizing narrator in this film compared to many of the 1950’s beauty instruction films of that era. Nail care…

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Circle Skirts and Hairdo’s – 1950’s Fashion

1950’s Fashion – Bell Skirts – Glamourdaze Visit other great 1950’s Fashion links: 1950’s Fashion Designers 1950’s Fashion Show – Paris The Powder Room – 1950’s Makeup  Charming travelogue fashion film from the 1950’s,featuring beautiful circle skirts and  finishing in a womens hair salon, where we see the latest in 1950’s hairstyles. Enjoy

Get the Mad Men Look

Get the Mad Men Look ! See also: 1950’s Fashion – The Real Mad Men 1960’s make-up Fashion – Rare film tutorial Rare Vintage 1960’s Hairstyles film Betty Draper, Joan Holloway and Peggy Olsen –  courtesy AMC Achieve the genuine 1950’s and 1960’s Make-up Look as actually taught to women of this era ! Instant downloads at Vintage Make-up Guides…

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