Month: November 2016

Vintage Clothing: 1940s -1960s style dress and clothing

Vintage Clothing: 1940s -1960s style dress and clothing The 1950s are one of the popular eras of vintage style clothing. The 50 style dresses have brought many changes in the community where, the possibilities for style have become never-ending. 1960s style dresses were considered to be standard, nonaggressive and old-fashioned dresses.  Vintage clothing has always […]

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The hourglass silhouette

The hourglass silhouette!

The hourglass silhouette! The style adopted by women in the ’50s is best defined as feminine, sensuous and elegant. The hourglass figure was majorly highlighted by the outfits worn. As compared to the silhouettes of short skirts and wide shoulders worn in the forties, fashion in the fifties evolved to fuller calf-length skirts and soft […]

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The History of Mary Janes

The History of Mary Janes Charles Jourdan is a French fashion designer who is known best for his designs of women’s shoes and who worked for Dior since 1950s. T-strapped shoes with a middle high hills and buckles became the icon of 1920’s. They are known now as Mary Jane. In addition to straps, shoes […]

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Vionnet and Schiaparelli designs in the 1930s

Vionnet and Schiaparelli designs in the 1930s!

Vionnet and Schiaparelli designs in the 1930s! Two fashion designers that found the perfect blend of innovation in 1930s fashion design but doing so within boundaries were Madeleine Vionnet and Elsa Schiaparelli. Both of these designers created memorable fashions that were in step with 1930s concepts of what looks good.  The knitted white bow that […]

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Travel chic into history with a fine piece of luggage!

Travel chic into history with a fine piece of luggage!

Travel chic into history with a fine piece of luggage! Back in the 1920’s and 30’s, to have a set of custom-made luggage was a luxury afforded only by the rich. The concept of travel was different then too. Young men traveled the world to finish off their educations and women traveled to get some […]

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