Singin' in the Rain makes the 1920's Flapper Style fun

Singin’ in the Rain made 1920’s Flapper Style Fun

Singin’ in the Rain remains not only a masterpiece of cinema, but is an unmatched tribute to 1920’s flapper style. Costumes designed by Walter Plunkett. Singin’ and Dancing in the Rain As one who loath’s musicals, I have to admit to having a special place in my heart for this masterpiece of cinema.I defy anyone not to be knocked sideways…

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How to be Popular - 1940's High School Dating Guide

How to be Popular – 1940’s High School Dating Guide

How to be Popular and go dating.1947 film shows a very different kind of America, where respect for the other takes precedence over self. How to be popular and go dating – 1940’s style Showing a very different kind of America, where respect for the other person took precedence over caring about one’s self. Being considerate was a first step…

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Vintage 1940’s Makeup and Hair Tutorial

1940’s makeup and hair tutorial for Army Girls. A real treat for vintage makeup fans. Presented by the Hollywood makeup artist Ern Westmore. Courtesy of the Courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Makeup and Hair Tutorial 1943 – Ern Westmore Watch the entire Vintage 1940’s Makeup & Hair Tutorial (1943) on our YouTube channel. Foundation Never use makeup…

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style tips for tall girls - Lauren Bacall

Vintage Style Tips for Tall Girls by Helena Rubinstein

Style tips for tall girls in the 1940’s that are just as relevant today. Who were the tallest actresses in 1940’s Hollywood? The “Forgotten Woman of America” seems to be the woman who stands five feet six inches or over. For, although 25% of American women are in this category, tall women are often awkward in their gestures, stoop-shouldered, incorrectly…

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Twiggy Makeup and Haircut

Twiggy Makeup and Haircut – Iconic 60’s Looks

Twiggy Makeup and Haircut. How 16 year old Lesley Hornby became Twiggy. How she developed her makeup look, her famous crop and who really discovered her. Preceded by Jean Shrimpton and inspired by Pattie Boyd. In January 1966, Lesley Hornby became Twiggy, with a little help from Leonard of Mayfair, photographer Barry Lategan and fashion journalist Deirdre McSharry. Get the…

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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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Stockings in the 1920's

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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