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Pretty Things Past

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Pretty Things Past

I recently had cause to go back through some old images of things I've had and sold in the past (stored on Photobucket), and decided many of them are worth sharing and looking at again! Because so pretty.    Sold in 2008, this luscious 1960s pink heavily beaded gown was one of my faves!     

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A Day of Thanks

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Happy Thanksgiving to my American clientele! Lots of vintage Thanksgiving pics on the Facebook page!    Dusty Anderson 1944       Leila Hyams       Ann Sheridan     Anna Q. Nilsson     Margaret Lindsay       Mary Doran     Suzi Crandall       Vera Ellen     Shirley Temple     Frank Sinatra     Marilyn Monroe     Angela Greene     Gale Robbins      

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Days of Wine

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"Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine." ~ Joan Collins   Today we're celebrating wine over on the Facebook page! Stop by and raise a glass.        1950s floating wine party….fabulous!      1926     Marilyn Monroe….        

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Mirror, Mirror

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A simple yet elegant thing....women gazing into mirrors throughout time. Images all day over on our Facebook page. Stop over and see, share your own!  Albert H Collings, 1929   “Vanity”, 1890, Auguste Toulmouche     1920s Photoplay     Marilyn Monroe in mirror   Joan Crawford     A Princeza Flor (The Flower Princess) - The Black Princess and Other Fairy Tales from Brazil translated by Christie T Young, 1916  

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Virna Lisi....Italian Sexpot Deluxe

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The glamorous Virna Lisi is today's photo subject over at the Facebook page! An Italian actress once expected to be the "next Marilyn Monroe", but uncomfortable in the role of the wide eyed innocent sexpot. 

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