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Sylvia Sidney 1930s Hat Style for Spring

Four Hats for a Spring wardrobe 1935 – Sylvia Sidney prefers brimmed hats.(Left)”Pied Piper,” in black pebble crepe straw, topped with yellow fan feather, tips far forward over one eye for that demure look in the Spring sunshine. (Right), “Gingham Girl,” for afternoon and restaurant dining, in cloudy blue. New squared crown and coquettish brim that permits the wearer to…

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1930s Spring Fashion from Hollywood

1936 April styles feature – Joan Crawford shows you a hat in blue suede, in a delicate light shade, Joan’s favorite. The band is navy blue. The hat is from John Fredericks, at which shop she bought more than thirty items. A tailored suit designed by Irene for Joan Crawford, is of black and white check. Notice the flap which…

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1930s Makeup Tricks for Spring

Hollywood actresses makeup rituals – 1.Eleanor Powell uses two shades of powder which gives her skin a translucent glow. She is seen applying first the darker,then the light powder. 2.A camels hair brush dusts off the excess. 3.Eleanor’s rouge gives her cheeks a suffused glow designed to be in harmony with her chosen lip color. She pats on the rouge…

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1930 Hollywood Spring Wardrobe

New lines for the new decade – Norma is wearing a silk crepe afternoon frock of the new Spring shade ( left ),fuchsia. The lines follow the curves of the figure flaring in to a slightly uneven hemline. Puffs above the wrists give interest to the sleeves, while the hat, also of fuchsia shade, reveals the newest in brim lines….

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Technicolor fashion show – The Women 1939

Luscious costumes by Gilbert Adrian – “Bonjour Madam, Mademoiselle !It gives me great pleasure to take you on this adventurous little voyage into 1930s fashion land. But today ladies, as an innovation, you will see our models go through the rhythmic movement of everyday life, as it responds to the ever changing flow of the female form divine !” Actress…

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1930s Fashion – Hollywood Fall Styles in 1937

1930’s Style Report by Carolyn Wicks – Just look at lovely June Clayworth who offers us some interesting new styles from her Autumn wardrobe. From the left, this checked knit dress has yellow and green predominating. To the right, the leather bows on this black wool dress are very new. A leather hat matches the trimming. Gail Patrick in a…

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The Top 20 Movie Performances with Glasses!

The coolest and chicest of  movie spectacles – There is nothing like a trusty pair of glasses for an actor to assume a character. Oddly there have not been too many iconic performances by glasses on screen, and most of these are by men. For women, the total lack of vogue for eye wear was always a problem, and in…

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1930s Fashion – Hollywood Summer Frocks 1931

Hollywood sets the 1930s mode – Lilyan Tashman‘s Style Lovely Lilyan Tashman starts off our little fashion show with these two stunning outfits. Left: Miss Tashman in a spectator sport costume of dust blue and white. Over a frock of dust blue roma crepe, bound with silk braid at the hem, Miss Tashman wears a sports jacket of white suede….

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1930s Hairstyle – A Smart Coiffure for Summer 1931

One Smart 1931 Hairdo for you to try – The bobbed hairstyle in 1931 still reigns supreme, but this year it has grown short again, the ends are curled, the neckline revealed ! Mary Brian demonstrates one of the new coiffures, which displays rows of flat curls that are achieved by moistening the ends of the hair and twisting small…

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1930s Hollywood Fashion – Spring Lines for 1932

Spring Afternoon Frocks and Evening Gowns – 1930s Fashion Report. Graceful Norma Shearer wears a silk crèpe afternoon frock in the new Spring shade, fuchsia. The lines follow the curves of the figure flaring in to a slightly uneven hemline. Puffs above the wrists give interest to the sleeves, while the hat, also of fuchsia shade, reveals the newest in…

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