1940s photo of surf sirens on Manly beach in New South Wales, Australia. Which is your favourite? I think mine is the second from left – the 2 piece swimsuit with high waisted shorts! Photographer: Ray Leighton Source: National Library of Australia: No known copyright restrictions
Josefine loves everything vintage, especially things from the beginning of the 19th century til the 30’s but also 40’s and 50’s. Wedding dresses and hats are the things she loves the most. She blogs at The Rity Ladies What inspires your vintage look? Hmm, old hollywood movie stars, burlesque dancers from the 30’s, other vintage(…)
Andi B. Goode (real name Andrea) is a forties- and fifties-loving girl from Adelaide, South Australia, whose lips were just made for red lipstick. I’ve got serious pout-envy! She blogs about vintage and vintage lifestyle on her blog AndiBGoode.com What inspires your vintage look? I spend a lot of time watching movies so I get(…)
Project #42 on Independent Fashion Bloggers is to create a Festival Look. I know that lots of people will go with bikini tops, crochet scarves and floppy hats, but I dream of wearing something inspired by 1940s land-girl style. Hair tied up, some red-tinted lip salve and a 40s’s inspired bodysuit – glam, practical and(…)
Alphonse Berge appeared as the Great Drapo for millions of visitors to the New York World’s Fair. Thanks to Art Deco Daily for sharing this
I just heard this on the radio and wanted to share, but unfortunately couldn’t find an actual video of the Chordettes singing Mr Sandman, and this version made me smile… Hope you like it!