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The telephone has been a part of communication, photography, film and fashion for decades. Today we're looking at phone photos over on the Facebook page! Kicking off here with a delightfully campy romp on the phone with Jayne Mansfield. Come over to the FB page and chat!                      Audrey Hepburn at her wedding to Mel Ferrer, 1954     Joanna McCormick in yellow evening dress by Philip Hulitar, jewelry by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany, photo by Karen Radkai, Vogue, 1957       Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in "To Have...

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Lady Lake

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Today would have been Veronica Lake's 91st birthday….we're honoring her with loads of glamorous photos from her past over on the Facebook page!      Love this 40s dress…amazing print!            

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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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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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Manly Fashion

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Menswear influenced fashion throughout history but it wasn't until the 1930s that pants became an acceptable part of womens daily wear. Today we're looking at the male influence on womens wear over on the Facebook page!   Dorothea herself, my grandmother, rocking trousers in the late 1930s...   Unknown woman, 1930s....fantastic pleated pants!      Salvador Dali with Gala, matching trousers, 1930s     1940s woman in slacks and blouse....     Come on over to the FB page to see more!     

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