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Vintage fashion, photography and cinema from the 1920s through to the 1970s and beyond

Vintage fashion, photography and cinema from the 1920s through to the 1970s and beyond
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ADSC: How to Gatsby Women's Accessories 1931 Sears Roebuck Catalog - This illustration is a 1931 dress and what looks like a 20s hat. There was a brief transition between the flat figure of the 20s and the tailored 30s where you could wear a cloche (or cloche-ish) hat with the 30s silhouette. You may never wear a 30s hat with a 20s dress; the look didn't phase out that way. By Karen Geer & The Fashion Salon Team. Without accessories a dress is just a dress, more importantly without accessories and lady is not a lady. Women in the 20s and 30s never left the house without hat, gloves and handbag. The right accessories makes a so-so dress into a smashing Gatsby success. Hats The cloche (a French word meaning bell) is what we think of for the '20s. Big garden party hats flatter everyone and offer sun protection. The 30s hats are shallow and sit jauntily atop the head at an angle. Parasols Don't forget your parasol! Glasses Round frames (horn rims or metal) were worn by men and women with no style difference between the sexes. Gloves

Analysis of Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 - Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day Did You Know? ... A sonnet is in verse form and has fourteen lines of iambic pentameter. Shakespeare's sonnets follow the pattern "abab cdcd efef gg", and Petrarch's sonnets follow the pattern "abba abba cdecde." All the lines in iambic pentameter have five feet, consisting of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed one. The acclaimed late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman received three Tony Award nominations for his work in the theatre and in 2009 he starred as Iago in Peter Sellars' groundbreaking production of Othello, which featured a diverse cast, including the Latino actor John Ortiz as Othello Ale (beer made with a top fermenting yeast) was the drink of choice in Shakespeare's day. Of all the records of performance handed down to us, none is more significant than the exhaustive diary of a doctor named Simon Forman, from which we obtain lengthy descriptions of early productions of four of Shakespeare's plays: Macbeth, The Winter's Tale, Cymbeline, and Richard II.

The 11 Best Shopping Sites You’ve Never Heard Of As you’re browsing Pinterest, Instagram or Tumblr, trying to procrastinate from whatever pressing homework you probably should have done already, it’s common to come across a shopping site you’ve never heard of. How can you know if a particular site is legit? Who even has time to research to find out? Luckily, you have us at Her Campus to do it for you. 1. Full of pretty, vintage-inspired dresses and tops, Ruche is an indie girl’s shopping heaven. 2. This NY-based retailer stocks flirty dresses and girly accessories, all at a collegiette-friendly price. 3. Los Angeles retailer DailyLook offers a full styling experience for customers. 4. 2020AVE (shop.2020ave.com) 2020AVE, also based in LA, is curated for what founders Brian Kim and Eric Hwang call “your inner fashion rebel.” 5. We are big fans of this Melbourne, Australia-based jewelry company, which launched in 2010 and has since taken over our Pinterest feeds. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. We obviously love online shopping.

interesting News flash!! Most young girls across America say Marilyn Monroe is their all-time hero. Elegant Audrey Hepburn comes in a distant second in the Screen Goddess Sweepstakes. We demand a recount. Let's take a closer look at both actresses. Marilyn Monroe's horrendous beginning PARALYZED her right up to the end of her life. She dreamed of a fame that would bring her the love of millions. Gossip columnist Walter Winchell once wrote: "Hollywood is a place where they put you under contract instead of under observation." Marilyn freely admitted she did the "Monica Lewinsky" for years with agents, producers, studio moguls and a cast of thousands, before landing a coveted studio contract. She got her studio contract AND was placed under observation many times, in many psychiatric clinics. As a fully grown sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe inflicted the tyranny of her mental illness on co-stars and directors. The movies made her a celluloid idol, but left many battlefield casualties. Poor Marilyn.

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which looks are your favorite in the comments below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. What are your go-to hairstyles? 8 Scandalous Women, 1778-1939: in Oil, on Film, & Installation Art "Steichen was already a famous painter and photographer on both sides of the Atlantic (possibly the most famous photographer), when, in early 1923, he was offered possibly one of the most prestigious and certainly the most lucrative position in photography’s commercial domain — that of chief photographer for Condé Nast’s influential and highly-regarded magazines, Vogue and Vanity Fair. Though it meant a break with the high-minded art-for-art’s-sake ethos espoused by his mentor Alfred Stieglitz (a break viewed as treachery by Stieglitz and his friends), he leapt at the chance, having come to the conclusion that photography’s natural — and therefore true — function was utilitarian: a thoroughly modern means of human communication. "The fashion plates Steichen produced make for a full archive of modernist fashion of the inter-war years.

20 Style Tips On How To Wear and Tie A Scarf For Any Season In case you’re sitting there like, “Um, hello, it’s almost spring, why would I want to know how to wear a scarf right now?” listen up: scarves are most definitely not just for the colder weather. Scarves are amazing and can take almost any outfit up a notch. They are one of my favorite accessories of all time, whether I’m wearing a thick and cozy one on a snowy day, or a light and flowery one on a warmer spring day. But in order for a scarf to make your outfit even cuter, you have to know how to wear one. Try this fun, knotted style with a knit scarf for something different. Source Don’t have an infinity scarf? Source Tuck your scarf under a belt over a plain tee for a unique look. Source Tying your scarf this way will keep you super cozy. Source This simple knotted style looks so chic. Source Change things up and wear a thin scarf as a belt. Source Follow this cute infographic for a bunch of basic ways to tie a scarf. Source If you don’t know what to do with a long scarf, tie it like this. Source

Dress Necklines Plum skinny jeans - Debenhams.com More from this brand Product Price Was£29.50 Now£23.60 Delivery International delivery £ 10.00 Delivery to United States in 5 - 10 working days Product details Zip fly 98% cotton, 2% elastane Machine washable Tumble dry safe Model wears: size 10 Height 5'9" Bust 34DD Waist 24 Hips 35 Back to top Returns policy [ReturnsPolicy] Debenhams will be happy to exchange or refund your purchase within 28 days providing the goods are in a fully resaleable condition (including tags) and are not within our exclusion policy*. You can return unwanted items by post, exclusions apply to selected products. For instructions on how to return and information on Debenhams Refund Policy please see our Returns section. * Refund policy exclusions apply Back to top Close [size-guide-womens] Our size charts are produced by brand to help you make an informed purchase everytime. Inch measurements on the chart are derived from centimetre body measurements and are rounded to the nearest quarter inch. Where to measure: 1Bust 2Waist

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