the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — 1940s

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Picasso!!! From the Archives

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Years ago I had a fantastic bright yellow 1950s Catalina swimsuit with an all over print of birds...doing what the birds and the bees do. It sold and has been long gone. The other day I posted the close up of the print on Instagram to show a friend who loves novelty prints and today someone mentioned that the print is a 1940s work by Picasso. I had no idea!! Behold....  

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Mean Green

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Mean Green

Not bad mean...good mean! Another from the archives, a killer 1940s chartreuse green silk suit with fantastic sculpted peplum. Sold in 2013. 

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Birthday Girl! Lauren Bacall

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Happy Birthday to the luminous beauty, Lauren Bacall.         

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vogue into spring II

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More awesomess from my vintage Vogues! March, 1941.   Delman shoes.     Jay Thorpe     Love the artwork!     Red Cent for color!           Best dress in the world? Probably.       I'd like these shoes please.         I want nail polish called "Rhubarb"!     Back when Naturalizer was glam...       I've never loved stripes more!  

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