Archive by category 1930s

A decade of Hollywood-inspired sophistication and grown-up glamour sandwiched in between the roaring 20s and the austerity of the 1940s.

Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy

A 1930s publicity shot of Myrna Loy with typically high-arched eyebrows – isn’t she lovely?

Evacuation day 2013

Evacuation day 2013

It’s my son’s school trip today. They’re learning about World War 2 in history at the moment and they’re off

The Art Deco Cleopatra

The Art Deco Cleopatra

In 1934 Cecil B. DeMille directed a movie version of Cleopatra which was every bit as sumptuous and decadent as

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo smouldering in a publicity photo from 1930, the year she moved from silent movies into talkies. Her first

Myrna Loy

Myrna Loy

1930s movie star Myrna Loy wearing an elegant halterneck dress. I’m slowly but surely falling for 1930s fashions, they were

Carole Lombard 1934

Carole Lombard 1934

Carole Lombard from Cinegraf Magazine 1934. The colours seem to be very strange in this picture, any idea why anyone?

1930s cruise fashions

1930s cruise fashions

2 stylish ladies and a baby on board a boat sometime in the 1930s. I’d love to know what colour

1930s race day fashions

1930s race day fashions

Two very stylish ladies in their 1930s race day fashions at Warwick Farm racecourse. I particuarly like the long striped

An elegant 1930s sailor suit

An elegant 1930s sailor suit

Isn’t this a lovely outfit? The 1930s were so stylish with the slim fitting long and mid-length dresses.  I love

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