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

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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A Century of Glamour

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Today we wish Vivien Leigh a Happy Birthday on what would be her 100th by sharing images from throughout her career over on our Facebook page. LIFE has a lovely tribute as well here. Some highlights...      As Cleopatra...       As Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone With The Wind" (1939).....         As Blanche Dubois in "A Streetcar Named Desire"....          

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Little Edie

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Edith Head, that is! Today is the celebrated designer's birthday! Lots of pics of her work throughout the day over at the Facebook page. Pop over and take a look!  Edith....   Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"       Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina"        

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