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Sleeve Porn

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Sleeve Porn

  "King Louis XIV would stage elaborate ball after exquisite party after expensive festival and require luxurious attire at each one. The nobility wanted to remain within the higher circles, which were quickly congealing at the court of Versailles, because it was “believed that mere physical proximity to the monarch…would elevate them to a higher social level” and the king spent almost all of his time at court.[4] It was thus necessary to attend all the fashionable balls and festivities and spend outrageous amounts of money on new clothing. Eventually it was almost certain the courtier would fall into debt...

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Red Ruffles, From the Archives

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Red Ruffles, From the Archives

From the estate of a woman who had a whole slew of gorgeous house dresses! A 1930s cotton zip front day/house dress with red floral print and ruffled shoulders. Sold in 2010.     Shop cotton dresses on the website! 

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Swallows and Stars! Archived Swimwear

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Swallows and Stars! Archived Swimwear

2 of the BEST 1930s swimsuits (bathing suits?) I've ever had, let alone seen at all. The blue with embroidered swallows, the brown with embroidered stars! And trimmed in silk satin with almost completely open backs, satin ribbon straps criss-crossing in back with bow at low back. Sold in 2008.    Shop more 1930s glam wear on the website!

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Putting on the Dog

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Putting on the Dog

Pretty things past! A visit to the archives. This late 1930s scotty dog print rayon dress and matching jacket (with scotty dog BAKELITE buttons!) sold back in 2010  but will always be one of my favorites! It was actually a woman's wedding dress!   The BUTTONS!!  

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