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The Sgt Pepper Cover Story

George Martin on the creation of an iconic photo – “I suddenly realized with all those Sergeant Pepper moustaches where all that came from. I had an accident on a moped and bust my lip quite badly …and being always in photo sessions, we always had to do that, it was very embarrassing to have this big fat lip, so…

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Straight out of the 60s

1960s Fashion in Kodachrome – Vintage style in amateur found photographs of everyday 1960s women’s clothing, hair and makeup looks captured in magical Kodachrome color .What they wore at home, for evening wear, at the beach. Another fashion time capsule. You’ll find the originals on Ebay and Etsy if you’re not too late. Just search under Vintage Kodachrome 1960s Mini…

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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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1960s Fashion – Paris Couture Copies

USA matches Paris high street style in 1962 – US stores showing their ‘line for line’ copies of Paris fashion. Exhibited side by side with the originals, women shoppers are experiencing double vision. This is the time when an American woman pays her money and takes her choice of the new Paris styles. She can pay a fraction of the…

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A Brief Visual History of Lingerie

Sixty Years of Women’s Foundation wear – 1905 Corset Originating from England, this s-curve corset made with floral brocaded silk, silk ribbon, and elastic. The Edwardian corset rested low over the bosom and extended down over the hips. The straight-front, when laced up provided the infamous s-curve which pushed breasts out, stomach in and back arched. Although pioneered by female…

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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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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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1962 Fashion Show for the 3 Basic Figures

Airport Chic from the 1960’s Kennedy Era A 1960s fashion infomercial by Johnston Wax presented as a women’s reality TV show. All that hairspray !! Every woman has her own figure and there is a correct colored clothing to enhance each figure. In addition, we’re going to give you advice on color, line and texture in each of three basic…

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Photobooth Selfies – A Century of Women

Candid, funny and touching photos of past lives – Back in July 2014 – the year of the Selfie, Glamourdaze took a look back to a time before smartphones and the magic of the Photobooth selfie. What we found was a treasure of portraits going back to the Edwardian Era. Google Photobooth women selfies and you’ll see a lot of…

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1960s College Campus Fashion

Mary Baldwin Girls in the 1960s – Continuing our peeks over the decades of student style from the students of Mary Baldwin College. These photographs from the iconic decade of the Sixties are more casual. Typical 1960s hairstyles and clothing and a real sense of the genre of change that was the 1960s. That’s all ! ©Glamourdaze 2017 Images ©Mary…

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