the metal zipper- bringing fashion past and present together — classic film

good-bye, Mr. Chips

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R.I.P. Peter O'Toole."I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony."   (more images all day today in honor of the actor, over on our Facebook page)     With Audrey Hepburn         With his daughter Pat...         We also lost noir starlet and tough talking dame Audrey Totter this week...        

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glam for the holidays

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Holiday parties are in full swing! We're looking at vintage Santa themed photos all day on the Facebook page!   Loads of gorgeous holiday-perfect vintage on the site…how about a hat? Red glass berry topped leafy hat by Des Moines milliner of the 50s and 60s, Nina Neal….       How about a "White Christmas"? This black mermaid hemmed lace gown is 25% now (along with the rest of the holiday dresses on the website, use code glamholiday)….very like the one Rosemary Clooney wears in the film!        Happy Holidays!

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the baroness

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Eleanor Parker, actress best known for her role as the Baroness in "The Sound of Music" passed away yesterday….we're honoring her with loads of beautiful photos over on the Facebook page.                 Edith Head sketch for Eleanor Parker in "Hole in the Head"  

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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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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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