100 Years of Fashion

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
book by Cally Blackman

100 Years of Fashion by Cally Blackman — a book review

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Impressionism and fashion

Friday, November 2, 2012

This post explores how Impressionism pioneered the documentation of modern urban life in painting. In a pre-pre-digital photography era, when colour photography was still wearing short trousers, Impressionist…

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Get the 1920s flapper look

Thursday, July 19, 2012
headband 1920s

If you really want to get that authentic 1920s flapper look, you could start by absorbing a little of the style and spirit of the age. Then you…

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Best vintage dress: 1960s cherry red dress

Friday, June 29, 2012

Etsy is great for vintage dress lovers. Although prices can vary, you usually get what you pay for as they say. This early 1960s cherry red dress is…

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Best vintage dress: 1950s red pencil dress

Thursday, June 21, 2012

A series of regular posts in which I find the vintage dress of my day-dreams whilst researching my favourite vintage and fashion history topics. Being a fortysomething myself,…

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Best vintage-style dress: 1950s floral dress with cap sleeves

Thursday, June 14, 2012

This retro-vintage style 1950s cap sleeved cotton floral dress from Tiger Milly is classic style in every sense. We have so many features packed into a simple clean…

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