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Dresses and decor from Paris (1953)

Dress and decor from Paris Designers show gowns, homes In an age when comparatively few people can even house a ball gown, the leading couturiers of Paris live in surroundings which make their most opulent ... Read more...

Smart summery swimsuits for women (1955)

Summertime cottons by Catalina For summer, nothing is more "fitting" than a Catalina cotton! These glamorous swimsuits slim the hips, diminish the waist, and give your bustline the gently rounded new look. ... Read more...

The perfect woman’s figure (1938)

The perfect 1938 figure must have curves, but it differs from the perfect figure of past decades in relationship of curves to straight lines.

Big rings: More punch than price (1952)

Big rings: New whoppers have more punch than price In jewelry, intrinsic value does not always coincide with fashion. The display value of a good but diminutive half-carat diamond, which costs about $350, fa... Read more...

Vintage mascara from the 1920s

Viola Dana Reveals the secret of her beautiful eyes (1926) Miss Dana, world-famous for the beauty of her expressive eyes, accentuates the lovely sweep and length of her curling lashes by darkening them with th... Read more...

Office girls as shapely as models (1913)

Office girls as shapely as models Is the working girl to be barred from the Venus contest now in progress, and which has already reached from Buffalo to London? "I trust not," declares Miss Dorothy I Smith,... Read more...

Polka dots make pattern news (1959)

There’s big news this spring for the home sewer who likes polka dots. Here, in variety, are dotted fabrics in a number of the newest pattern designs.

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