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Liquid Glamour

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It's Silk & Satin Saturday over on the Facebook page! Gorgeous bias cut, draped and dramatic silk and satin gowns from years past. Pop over and have a look, share your own images!  Mae Clark     Carole Lombard     Anna Lee (British actress known later in life as the iconic Lila Quartermaine on General Hospital)     Martha Vickers     Burlesque performer Baby Lake      

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Fabulous Frederick's

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Who doesn't love old Frederick's of Hollywood catalogs? Sexy, stylish and suggestive...a time capsule of attitudes toward human sexuality and fashion spanning decades. Today over on the Facebook page we're looking at pages from old catalogs and adverts....go see, post your own! Some highlights...                  

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1937

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'37 Thursday over on the Facebook page! Stop by and look at the pretty!   Evening gowns by Marcel Rochas and Molyneux, illustration J.H Lartigue, 1937     From Harper’s Bazaar gowns by Chanel 1937     Victor Stiebel Bois de Rose satin gown with a midnight blue velvet cloak. December 1937  

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Tulle Time!

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The best tool for lift in a party dress is tulle! Today we're looking at the poofiest,  girliest and sweetest tulle vintage dresses we can find over on our Facebook page.       buttercup yellow tulle gown by Jacques Fath  

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Little Edie

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Edith Head, that is! Today is the celebrated designer's birthday! Lots of pics of her work throughout the day over at the Facebook page. Pop over and take a look!  Edith....   Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"       Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina"        

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