THIS VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPH IS ORIGINAL 1920S. IT WAS HAND TINTED IN A TIME BEFORE COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY WAS IN USE. THIS IS RETRO FRENCH GLAMOUR AT IT’S BEST. THE WOMAN IS THE CENTRE OF THE PICTURE, WITH HER FINELY PLUCKED AND PENCILED EYEBROWS AND CUPIDS BOW MOUTH. THE HAIRSTYLE AND MAKEUP IS PURE GLAMOUR ALONG WITH THE LONG STRING OF PEARLS WHICH WERE A POPULAR FASHION ACCESSORY OF THE ERA.
THE IMAGE THAT MOST PEOPLE HAVE IN THEIR MINDS OF WOMEN FROM THE 1920S IS FLAPPERS WITH SLICKED BOB HAIRSTYLES AND BEADED SLEEVELESS DRESSES. LIKE ANY DECADE FASHION VARIED THROUGHOUT THE ROARING TWENTIES. WOMEN OFTEN WORE HUGE FUR COATS AND LONG FLOWING DRESSES.
MANY WOMEN WORE WAVES IN THEIR HAIR AND ULTRA FLUFFY CURLS.
MANY WOMEN WERE VENTURING INTO THE WORKFORCE FOR THE FIRST TIME AND AS A RESULT HAD MONEY TO SPEND ON CLOTHES, HATS AND MAKEUP AND EVEN THEIR OWN CARS. THE 1920S WERE A TIME OF BIG CHANGE FOR WOMEN, FASHION WAS BECOMING INCREASINGLY DARING AND MORE COMFORTABLE AND PRACTICAL THAN IN EARLIER DECADES. WOMEN WERE BECOMING INVOLVED IN SPORTS LIKE TENNIS AND GOLF, SPORTS THAT MADE REQUIRED CLOTHES THAT ALLOWED FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT.TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE WOMEN OF THE 1920S CHECK OUT THIS BOOK IN THE KINDLE STORE FLAPPERS IN FASHION OR CHECKOUT THE iBOOKS FLAPPERS IN FASHION
THESE VINTAGE 1940S PHOTOGRAPHIC POSTCARDS SHOWCASE THE STYLISH FASHION OF THE 40S. THE TAILORED SUITS, PERFECTLY WAVED HAIRSTYLES, THIN EYEBROWS AND FRESH MAKEUP WERE AN EARMARK OF PRACTICAL WARTIME FASHION.
THIS VINTAGE PHOTOGRAPHIC POSTCARD DEPICTS A CLASSIC 1940S HAIRSTYLE. THE GIRLS POSE IS CHEESECAKE BUT HER MAKEUP IS FLAWLESS AND SHE LOOKS FRESH AND HAPPY. THIS BIG 1940S HAIRSTYLE IS A PRECURSOR TO THE 1950’S ROCKABILLY FASHION THAT HAS BECOME SO ICONIC.
Vintage fashion is back. Baz Luhrmann has filmed The Great Gatsby in 3D and is bringing back the roaring twenties for a new generation to appreciate. The fashion and the hairstyles of the era were cutting edge for their time. Women were wearing more makeup and many were cutting their hair short for the first time in history.Exploring the past is an essential part of understanding where the culture, fashion, photography and technology of today truly began.