Month: October 2016

Sewing

Sewing…A Lost Art Form!

Sewing…A Lost Art Form! In our previous generation, most women made all their families clothes and the skill was passed on to their daughters. By the mid 1970s, sewing education had already been dropped from many school curriculums. As more women began working outside the home, and globalization altered the  competitiveness of the clothing market, […]

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The Conical Bra of the 1950s

The Conical Bra of the 1950s

The Conical Bra of the 1950s In any era, certain items of clothing become synonymous with sex appeal. In the 1950s, the conical bra literally shaped the standard of what made a woman alluring. Also called a torpedo or bullet bra, the conical bra got its name from its cone-shaped construction that lifted and separated […]

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Iconoic Jewellery from Classic Movies

Iconoic Jewellery from Classic Movies

Iconoic Jewellery from Classic Movies When Marilyn sang that ‘Diamonds are a girls best friend’ she struck an iconic figure and the pink dress and diamond jewellery she wore has been copied by celebrities over and over again, from Madonna to Kylie and even French and Sauders. The 24 karat pear shaped diamond called The […]

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How pumps, the most loved women's shoe style of all time, came about

How pumps, the most loved women’s shoe style of all time, came about

How pumps, the most loved women’s shoe style of all time, came about Due to the technological innovations of previous years, there was a wide range of footwear available to both men and women at the beginning of the 20th century. Pointy-toed lace-up boots were one of the most popular shoe styles for women – they were worn tightly as […]

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The truth behind the tiny waists of women in the early 1900s!

The truth behind the tiny waists of women in the early 1900s!

The truth behind the tiny waists of women in the early 1900s! Women who could afford to do so dressed in elegant full-length dresses that required elaborate underwear. A woman first donned a tight corset, a torturous device worn around the midsection that could mold most bellies into hourglass figures. Corsets were girdles with vertical […]

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Wear Red Lipstick and live a little Носить Красную помаду и жить недолго

Wear Red Lipstick and live a little!

Wear Red Lipstick and live a little! Pale skin was the makeup goal in the 1950s, and pastel hues in powder. Delicacy was the goal for foundation creams and top names like Elizabeth Arden and Max Factor and Helena Rubinstein jostled for supremacy in a woman’s handbag. Unlike the 1940s, when a dab of powder […]

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A brief history of Cutex - the first nail polsih brand!

A brief history of Cutex – the first nail polsih brand!

A brief history of Cutex – the first nail polsih brand! Cutex nail polishes began life nearly a 100 years ago, in 1914. Three years later, in 1917, a paint that was similar to certain paints being used on automobiles of the day was introduced. Up until that time, nail polishes had usually been of […]

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Шляпка - фривольный аксессуар или необходимость? Is a hat a frivolous accessory or a necessity?

Is a hat a frivolous accessory or a necessity?

Is a hat a frivolous accessory or a necessity? When looking into its history it quickly becomes apparent that it has been both. The wartime 40’s saw a huge variety of hats that were suitable for any face shape, hairstyle or personal preference. Throughout the war and on both sides of the Atlantic, elaborate creations brightened […]

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Лучший стиль для подражания, на День Святого Валентина! The best look to emulate for Valentines Day!

The best look to emulate for Valentines Day!

The best look to emulate for Valentines Day! On Valentines Day, many women try to look sexy, sophisticated, glamorous and demure, all at the same time — and if there is any actress in Hollywood who had that down pat, it wasAudrey Hepburn. TheBritish film and fashion star was the picture of elegance, whether she was […]

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6 red dresses that made history!

6 red dresses that made history!

6 red dresses that made history! It’s that time of year again! Get ready to break out your little red dress in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. The red dress has come a long way throughout history, thanks to the iconic women who wore them. To honor Valentine’s Day and its signature color, we’re taking a […]

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