the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — 1938

vogue into spring

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I have a killer collection of vintage Vogue magazines, and I don't mean 1960s….I'm talking 1930s and 40s. I love them so! Just wanted to share some highlights, these from May of 1938.      Coco Chanel             Catalina swimwear…names for prints!       Petty pin-up work for Jantzen  

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psych

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A fascinating 1938 Vogue magazine article psychoanalyzing fashion. (Magazine and photos from my own personal collection).     "Everything we put on our backs, it seems, is a dead give-away to the psychoanalysts. (Fortunately for our peace of mind, psychiatrists make up only a small percentage of the population). Anyhow, when we asked two noted psychiatrists to analyse current fashions- they explained everything. Our simplest vanities have ominous Significance. Here's the diagnosis- illustrated by Bernard Sanders, an expert on psychotic drawings. But there's one ray of light- these psychiatrists, after all, were only men.    ~High-soled shoes, as deglamorouized by...

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