1920s fashion dresses are amazing works of art (Art Deco art!) While beaded flapper dresses are beautiful and thrilling to wear there are so many other amazing styles of 1920s dresses that you can buy today. Most trendy fashion dresses are not in the typical 1920s drop waist style. Instead, contemporary dresses are designed to … Read More about 20 (Not Flapper)1920s Style Dresses You Can Buy
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The 2020 new year has spurred an interest in all things 1920s again- #backtothe20s While most people celebrated in flapper dresses and gangster suits, I spent some time revisiting actual clothing from the year 1920. I adore the early years of the 1920s because they are not often talked about and are more often flattering … Read More about 1920 Fashion Year Clothing for Women and Men
Women’s 1920 nurse uniforms reflected some of the fashionable trends of the day. The post-WW1 years led to a rise in the hemline, first to the ankle, then calf, and up to the knee by the end of the decade. Dresses buttoned all the way down the front to make putting them on and taking … Read More about 1920s Nurse Uniforms
Women’s 1950s suits. Pictures from 1950, 1951, 1952, and 1953. More to come plus the history of women’s vintage suits. The Bar Suit Christian Dior’s most iconic outfit from his first collection was the Bar Suit. It consisted of a jacket and skirt, like all suits, but all done in the New Look shape … Read More about 1950s Womens Suits History and Pictures
For the Gracious Lady, the wise grandmother, the mature Mrs whose fashion taste veered away from the bright new things in the 1950s found plenty of choices to dress well. Mature 1950s women could choose from the same offerings as young women or shop from specialty catalogs such as Lane Bryant who designed clothing for … Read More about 1950s Mature Women Fashion, Mrs. Clothing
The Film Noir genre of the 1940s and 1950s is a popular vintage movie event and costume party theme this year. Dangerous femme Fatales and mysterious detectives dressed in black or grayscale make perfect characters for Halloween too. The look is easy to re-create possibly with things in your closet or could easily be purchased. … Read More about Film Noir Costume Ideas