Why were vintage Biba clothes so popular, even among celebrities like Twiggy and Mia Farrow? Part of it was that its mini-clothes could be bought on a mini-budget.
Apparently stuck for a way to make toilet paper – particularly rolls of colored toilet tissue – more attractive to ’50s housewives, advertising executives turned to the world of glamour and fashion for an assist.
Back in the sixties, paper dresses were fashionable, and many thought they’d be the next big thing! Similar fads: paper and aluminum foil dresses, and a dress in a can.
Here’s a look back to the most beautifully stylish vintage 1920s dresses and other clothing for women from the roaring twenties – and how to choose the finest fashions.
From pretty in pink to bold in black, teen girls put a lot of time and money into finding just the perfect now-vintage ’80s prom dress. Here’s a look back!
Before the Civil War, popular Elegant Victorian dresses were not just several feet wide and many layers think, but there were different dresses for dinner, evening, carriage rides and beyond.
Vintage velveteen dresses were popular in the sixties, and considered THE thing for ‘at-home party wear. ‘Take a look at some of these bright and sassy dresses!
Here’s a look back at some of the greatest examples of fashionable gowns and flapper-style vintage dresses from the roaring twenties that would be at home on the set of a Great Gatsby movie.[/box]
Retro ’60s clothes to make you feel as weightless as a space-walker – culottes, swinging pants, and tent dresses – in a galaxy of designs and colors.
What were women wearing in 1973? See the trendsetting vintage ’70s dresses, miniskirts, maxi skirts, rompers, A-lines, shifts, empire styles and more!
In the sixties and seventies, when it came to vintage mini dresses and miniskirts, the rule was short and sassy! If you want to recreate these retro clothing fashions, here’s where to begin.
This collection of vintage evening gowns is so over-the-top, you don’t have to even like fashion to appreciate the oomph factor of these formal dresses.
Stored away and preserved for fifty years, this lovely heirloom wedding dress of silk satin was easily converted into a modern wedding gown for a new bride.
It’s happened at last — fashion grows up this season. Gone is the little-girl look — the doll dress, cinched waist, and crinolines — it’s the woman who is now the darling of designers.
Planning a wedding with a classic old-fashioned feel? Check out this collection of beautiful vintage wedding dresses from the first decade of the 1900s!
In an age when comparatively few people have room for ball gowns, top French fashion designers live in surroundings which make their most opulent evening dresses look like the natural outfits to wear.
Vintage wedding dresses for brides of 1914 often had a court train and a high neck, while long gloves covered the arms. The decollete was so demure that there is nothing to shock the conventional.
One national fashion magazine boldly proclaims 1968 the year of the shirt and skirt. And fashions for casual wear – including dresses – are designed to enhance it.
Look back at ’70s clothes for girls from the 1973 JC Penney catalog! Plaids and dots, florals and stripes, denim and corduroy, gingham and seersucker, ice cream colors, country kitchen colors and more.
History repeats itself — in fashions, too! (1972) Fashions Americana There was the prairie dress with the ruffles and bows — its pretty popover pinafore…
Opulent enough even for fashionable Linda Gray – Dallas’ superspender Sue Ellen Ewing – she models these high-style silk dresses were stylish in the eighties.
19th century clothes: Fashion’s evolution in one century Shown by Dorothy Tennant The evolution of fashion during the past century was never better illustrated than
Take a look back to the year 1914, and see what clothing fabrics, colors and cuts were the most fashionable for women!
When it comes to 1950s spring fashions for women, there are more straight shoulders than last year. Are skirts shorter? Yes, but not unbecomingly so. Fourteen or fifteen inches from the floor, according to your height. The newest hat is almost shoulder-wide.
Pink is a morning, noon and night color — it can be beguiling or sophisticated. Look for pink accessories as a complement to or to contrast with your favorite summer dress.
6 million teenagers love to sew – this is what they will make this fall Full of enthusiasm, teenagers all over the country will welcome
Toni Owen, the fashion designer of the unusual ’50s eveningwear coordinates shown here, says separates are perfect if you like to dress for evening dates without overdressing.
Casual dresses of the ’50s were pretty on their own, but still the style mavens commanded women, ‘You’ll wear these American-made fashions from now on, wherever the sun shines.’
What to expect before, during and after a wedding From the best man to the most remote acquaintance of the affianced couple, a wedding invitation
Every little girl wants a dress for Christmas Sweet as a sugarplum: A tucked shirtwaist top, a wide, gathered velveteen skirt and a bias-striped sash
CHRISTMAS CLOTHES: FESTIVE LITTLE FROCKS AND SUITS FOR HOLIDAY PARTIES A Gale of Finery It is only a fair tribute to kind Kris Kringle — Low
Here’s a look at a few daywear and sportswear ensembles of the mid-1930s!
Assorted vintage prints and patterns Cotton prints — chrome mordant colors, slop padded and discharged with oxidizing agents Vertical patterned fabric with dots Cotton printing
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