adelphe:

Four young women wearing large, ornate hats. Photographed in 1908 by James McAllister.
From the Alexander Turnbull Library collection

adelphe:

Four young women wearing large, ornate hats. Photographed in 1908 by James McAllister.

From the Alexander Turnbull Library collection

historicalfashion:

Silk ball gown | Met Museum | late 1870s

historicalfashion:

Silk ball gown | Met Museum | late 1870s

theshinyboogie:

Swimsuits from (left to right) 1932, 1890, 1900, 1910, and 1920  (via)

theshinyboogie:

Swimsuits from (left to right) 1932, 1890, 1900, 1910, and 1920  (via)

old-faces:

People going to a party in march 1914. The woman looks like a belle epoque painting, just a couple of months before the start of the first world war.

old-faces:

People going to a party in march 1914. The woman looks like a belle epoque painting, just a couple of months before the start of the first world war.

giantpantsofthe30s:

Claire Luce, 1930

giantpantsofthe30s:

Claire Luce, 1930

wehadfacesthen:

Lisa Fonssagrives on the Eiffel Tower, a photo by Erwin Blumfeld for Vogue, 1939

wehadfacesthen:

Lisa Fonssagrives on the Eiffel Tower, a photo by Erwin Blumfeld for Vogue, 1939

colettesaintyves:

Anton Walbrook by Ursula Richeter, 1928.

colettesaintyves:

Anton Walbrook by Ursula Richeter, 1928.

fuckyeahvintage-retro:

Fashion c.1930s (via)

universalmonsterstribute:

Zita Johann as Helen Grosvenor in The Mummy (1932)

universalmonsterstribute:

Zita Johann as Helen Grosvenor in The Mummy (1932)

saisonciel:

Marguerite Clark by Apeda, early 1920s

saisonciel:

Marguerite Clark by Apeda, early 1920s

vivelareine:

1792 Fashion by Pauquet Fréres. Circa 1870.
[source: ebay]

vivelareine:

1792 Fashion by Pauquet Fréres. Circa 1870.

[source: ebay]


Betty Compson and her awesome jumpsuit - c. 1920s

Betty Compson and her awesome jumpsuit - c. 1920s

shewhoworshipscarlin:

"Crinoline Ball," 1906, New York.

shewhoworshipscarlin:

"Crinoline Ball," 1906, New York.

Joan Bennett - c. 1930’s

Joan Bennett - c. 1930’s

thehystericalsociety:

Photo of an actress - Sarony - c. 1880s - (Via)

thehystericalsociety:

Photo of an actress - Sarony - c. 1880s - (Via)