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Friday, July 29, 2011

Style Inspiration: 1930s Photographs

Ziegfeld Model

LIFE October 1938

Silvans 1939 Spring Fashion

1938 - model Helen Bennet

Girl in velvet dress c. 1938

Nina Leen - LIFE 1938

1930

Pacific Satin Magic 1939


Source: My Vintage Vogue

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Gold embroidered black rayon crepe evening gown, 1938-1942

Gold embroidered black rayon crepe evening gown c. 1938-1942. Source: FIDM Museum Blog

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004) was on TV today. It's set in 1958 and the costumes are gorgeous. I especially love Sela Ward's wardrobe. Sadly, I couldn't find photographs that did the film justice, so here is the trailer:


Thursday, July 21, 2011

Style Inspiration: 1920s Photographs

Virginia Valli by Donald Biddle Keyes. Source: My Vintage Vogue


Golflex Advertisement c. 1927

Flapper c. 1925

Vanity c. October 1920


Dora Ford


Lilyan Tashman. Photo by Melbourne Spurr/td>




Corinne Griffith

Source: My Vintage Vogue