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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Spring Fashions 1950 – New Gamine Silhouette

Model Dorien Leigh’s guide to the glamorous 1950s – These photos taken by Life photographer Gjon Mili in March 1950, encompass all the important styles of 1950 and the girl on whom all the clothes are shown is Dorian Leigh, the top New York model since 1944 who has gone through the broad-shouldered era, the corseted new Look, and even .. shudder,…

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What Katie Did for Christmas !

What Katie Did for Christmas ! If you’re planning to wrap up up for winter in some luxurious vintage retro style lingerie, then isn’t it time you sent that order off to Santa now ! Vintage Lingerie and Corsets What katie Did, the reigning queen of faux-vintage undergarments and hosiery are taking orders now for Christmas, and what a feast…

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Bewitching Lingerie from What Katie Did

What Katie Did have really gotten into the seasonal Halloween spirit this year with bewitching corsets, Maitresse Bullet bras and Girdlettes, and Glamour Corselettes, all celebrating the glamor of 1950’s women’s fashion. Think Hollywood films like Easter Parade and Singing in the Rain ! Happy shopping !

1950’s Fashion – The Real Mad Men

1950’s Fashion – Real Mad Men photo shoots Would you like to meet a real Mad Man ?Meet Eric Steinbicker , now a well known travel novelist, he started out in his youth as the studio manager to the famous fashion photographer Richard Avedon with offices on the famous Madison Avenue.He is writing a book called Assisting Avalon. In his…

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Vintage Stockings – an image and film history

1920’s hosiery ad – illustrated by Coles Phillips. Vintage Stockings History and Archive films The story of how hosiery developed into such a uniquely feminine piece of apparel is largely to do with the developments in fiber. During the late 1800’s, the fibers used in hosiery changed over from woolen to cotton. By the early 1920’s, women’s stockings were almost…

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