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Hot Pants 1971 – Memorable 1970’s Fashion Trends

1971. The mini skirt could go no higher. So the tight fitting aptly named hot pants took their place. No other garment was as provocative or raised eyebrows higher Everyone’s wearing them in 1971 April 1971 saw the first regular appearance of the tight fitting, hip hugging shorts as worn by the dancers on BBC’s iconic Top of the Pops…

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Retro Sunglasses - Decade-by Decade Vintage Style

Retro Sunglasses – Decade-by-Decade Vintage Style

Wear the Correct Eye Frames to match your fashion era – 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…

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Photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas

Photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas

Vintage Photos of Women at Christmas Continuing our trawl of found fashion photographs, here are some photos of 20th Century Women at Christmas. The originals of which you will find on Ebay for sale. If you’re lucky! Here we picked some of our favorites spanning from the 1980s all the way back to 1910. 1980s 1970s Seventies fashion, previously disregarded…

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The Mini Skirt Shockwave of the 1960s

Coco Chanel hated them. London girls demanded them. Paris designers tolerated them. The 1960’s mini skirt had taken over the world. Who Invented the Miniskirt? The fashion elite will forever argue among themselves as to the so called inventor of the mini. The true origin of this devious little fashion item is much more obtuse. The Mini is often regarded…

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Straight Out Of The 70s

Found 1970s Fashion in Kodachrome – Continuing our unearthing of Kodachrome and Polaroid time capsules, found on Ebay and Etsy. ( you can find the original vintage color slides on these sites if you’re not too late). In this post we move on to the sunny 1970s. The styles in the early to mid 70s echoed the 1960s with hippy…

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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 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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Photo Booth Selfies – A Century of Women

Photo booth selfies – women of the 20th century Back in July 2014 – the year of the Selfie, Glamourdaze took a look back to a time before smartphones and the magic of Photo booth selfies. What we found was a treasure of portraits going back to the Edwardian Era. Google Photo booth women selfies and you’ll see a lot of…

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140 Years of Parisian Cafe Culture

Carousel Film Tribute to Paris – Anaïs Nin -“Paris intimate like a room.” Stills and Stories and a video tribute to Paris. Carousel – 140 Years of Parisian Cafe Culture – 1877 to 2015 Think of France, and you think of Parisian cafe’s, the Belle Epoch era, the paintings of Edouard Manet, Edgar Degas and Renoir, who first evoked into image…

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