1920s Fashion History: The Iconic Women Who Defined It
1920s fashion icons, from the flapper girls to the silver screen starlets, were some of the most famous in history. Which is your favourite?
Miss Europe candidates 1930: the Misses Russia, Austria, and Holland
French postcard. A.N., Paris. Left Irene Wentzel (aka Irene Wentzell aka Irina Veisel) was Miss Russia in Paris in 1930, elected by Russian immigrants, so she joined the 1930 Miss Europe pageant in Paris. Center Ingeborg von Grinberger aka Grienberger was Miss Austria 1930, so she also joined the Miss Europe contest. Just like in 1929 the Austrian daily Das neue Wiener Tagblatt had organised the pageant. She originally came from the Austrian province of Steiermark. Most right is Rie van der…
Pajamas to the Beach? Ladies in the 1930s did it in style!
That's right! According to Voguepedia beach pajamas were introduced by Coco Chanel in 1922. Starting out as wide legged trousers for ladies to wear while yachting, they made a natural transition to resort wear for shoreside or cruises. These beach outfits consisted of jumpsuits or full pants worn with short sleeved or halter tops,
1920s Swimsuits- Women and Men (Parasols too)
A history of swimsuits and bathing suits in the 1920s for both women and men plus accessories like the paper parasol. Where to buy bathing suits too.
1930s Fashion History & Inspiration - Beach and Lounging Pyjamas
A few weeks ago I posted a photo of orange and blue oriental print dress pyjamas, which I loved, and inspired me to find more, as in my post last Friday. Today, as it's time for a history post, a little look at how pyjamas, or pajamas, came to be considered fashion. 1926.backless velvet halterneck one piece outfit with embroidered harem pants During the 1920s Chanel and Vionnet had promoted silky, luxe pyjamas as evening wear to wear in private, and Paul Poiret promoted then as avant garde…
See(berger)ing the Deauville Connection
Weird. Last night, I finally realized that the "Deauville" photos I had reblogged earlier this year are actually photos from the book Eleg...