1940's Clothing - What Women Wore

1940’s Clothing – What Women Wore

1940’s clothing had two distinct silhouettes : the wedge silhouette of the early 40’s – wide shoulders ending in a narrow waist, and the post war hourglass silhouette – cinched waist flaring out to a bell shape skirt. What Women Wore in 1940’s Clothing What Women Wore – 1940 to 1945 Early 1940’s dress silhouettes for women saw the wide…

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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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Simple 60’s Makeup Look for College Girls 1964

Simple 60’s makeup look for college girls from Woman magazine in 1964. Clever foundation, powder, eye shadow and lipstick tips Helen Temple gives Woman magazine a simple 60’s makeup tutorial for college students in October 1964. 60’s Makeup Look for College Girls Foundation – 60’s Makeup By blending in several tones, you can totally reshape your face with foundation. Step…

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How to Apply 60’s Eye Makeup Tutorial | 1968

60’s eye makeup tutorial for beginners, from Max Factor in 1968. Eyebrow shaping, eyebrow defining, eye shadow, eye liner and mascara 60’s Eye makeup – Beginners Tutorial Before you begin slapping on the gunk, you should know a thing or two about the six eye areas to apply makeup, and what it achieves. Eyebrow: frames the eye and when neatly…

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What Women Wore in 1920’s Fashion Film

What women wore in 1920’s fashion. The gamine silhouette, drop waist shift dress and influence of the Art Deco movement in style Watch How to Dress in 1920’s Fashion – A Brief Video History How to Dress in 1920’s Fashion Film The silhouette of the 1920’s was straight and slim, and as narrow as possible on the hips The Drop…

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Fall fashions for 1952 - Here's what Hollywood stars wore

Fall fashions for 1952 – Here’s what Hollywood stars wore

Here’s the Fall fashions for 1952, as worn by Grace Kelly and Debbie Reynolds . The  dresses, suits and coats worn by Hollywood women in 1952 Fall fashions for 1952 – Debbie Reynolds Debbie Reynolds looks young and gay in her smart new Sherbrooke raincoat. Although it looks like wool, it’s a lightweight all rayon tweed. It doesn’t wrinkle in…

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Quick and Easy 1940s Hairstyle Trick

Learn this easy 1940’s hairstyle trick by Tia Semer, with just  a comb, some bobby pins, a hair brush, side combs and hairspray. When you think of 1940’s hairstyles, we conjure images of complicated vintage waves, victory rolls, pompadours, pin curls, bangs, up-dos, and up-do with bangs. Add to that the myriad of hair accessories like snoods, braids, ribbons, bows, turbans…

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1940’s Style – The Top 10 Hairstyles 1940

The Top 10 Hairstyles 1940 as by the Paramount’s hairstyle and makeup departments: The Best hairstyles of 1940 and who wore them Barbara Stanwycks’ Long bob Sheba Curve. Scarlett O’Hara period chignon and snood. Dorothy Lamour’s pompadour. Paulette Goddard and Bette Davis’s coronet hairstyles. Joan Crawford’s pin curl hair. Claudette Colbert’s short bob. Carmen Miranda’s h.air dress. Ann Sheridan’s middy…

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Six Fall Fashion Looks of 1960

Six popular 1960’s Fall Fashion Looks to Copy

As the new decade of the 1960’s came in, the full skirts of the 50’s were replaced by a newer gamine look. Culottes, Capri pants and slim skirts worn with chic Trench coats and low heels. Let’s look at six popular 1960’s fall fashion looks , namely Culottes, a belted jumper, cover-up blouses, trench coats. a cover all look and…

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1950s Fall Makeup – Three Hollywood Stars 1959

1950s fall makeup looks of Kim Novak, Debbie Reynolds and Sandra Dee. The Fresh Look, the romantic look and the kookie look. The 1950’s makeup look straight from Hollywood. “Every woman can be beautiful”. That’s what Richard Smith, 20th Century Fox make-up artist says.“If she has patience with her makeup and learns to stress her best feature.” “The stars learn…

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