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

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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Let The Sun Shine

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Sunnies Sunday over on the Facebook page! No better way to protect your peepers than with vintage sunglasses, right? Go see!    1952     1960s Oliver Goldsmith Butterfly Sunglasses       John Rawlings for Vogue, 1946       Sunglasses photobomb on 1959 movie, " Our Man in Havana"     Green lenses!   

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Happy Feet

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Vintage boudoir slippers all day over on the Facebook page! Marabou, velvet, satin and silk….so pretty! Stop by!    Part of my person collection, mainly by Daniel Green, spanning 1920s to 1960s...     One of my favorites, 1920s deco wool and fur Daniel Green slippers from my collection...     Pin-up perfect Daniel Green slippers "Frou Frou", by Zoe Mozert….     More "Frou Frou"...     Daniel Green ad….     Daniel Green's "Fifi", from their own blog…my photo lower right...     Another personal favorite from my own collection, 1930s blue velvet w/ rhinestones by Daniel Green......

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Fruity Friday over at the Facebook page…bright, bold colors and prints! Stop by!   Robe of French fashion designer Paul Poiret (1879–1944). Fruits fabric designed by French Fauvist painter Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) for Bianchini-Férier (1924). collection: Musée Galliera, Paris. via Spectacles Selection       Corocraft Sterling Jelly Belly Fruit Basket Pin Clip 1944     Alphonse Mucha (Czech, Art Nouveau, 1860-1939): Fruit, 1897.     1954 lemon print dress, British Vogue     1961 ad     1960s Hawaiian Punch ad  

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The Great White Way

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Sparkling white vintage on the Facebook page today! Stop over and see, share your own images!   Mary Jane, January Harper's Bazaar 1952 White crepe, a knotted-kerchief neckline with heavy rows of rickrack above the hem of its pleated skirt, by Carolyn Schnurer. Photo by Richard Avedon.       Peggy Moran + Jane Frazee, 1941.     Model Suzy Parker in white ruched evening dress     1941 Vogue, photo by Horst P Horst     Liz Taylor, 1971  

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