Billie Dove and her awesome dress - c. 1920s

Billie Dove and her awesome dress - c. 1920s

wehadfacesthen:

Joan Crawford, 1932, wearing a Lilly Dache straw cloche hat

wehadfacesthen:

Joan Crawford, 1932, wearing a Lilly Dache straw cloche hat

Basil Rathbone

nyprarchives:

WNYC founder and snappy dresser, Grover A. Whalen. c. 1920’s  Read the story here.

nyprarchives:

WNYC founder and snappy dresser, Grover A. Whalen. c. 1920’s  Read the story here.

sydneyflapper:

Fabulous coat and gown, 1920s tinted postcard

sydneyflapper:

Fabulous coat and gown, 1920s tinted postcard

lesbellesepoques:

Fashionable ladies at a lawn party circa 1890

lesbellesepoques:

Fashionable ladies at a lawn party circa 1890

fuckyeahmodernflapper:

The illusion stocking (for thinner ankles). From Glamour Daze. c. 1920’s

fuckyeahmodernflapper:

The illusion stocking (for thinner ankles). From Glamour Daze. c. 1920’s

yocalio:

I’ve dressed thousands of actors, actresses and animals, but whenever I am asked which star is my personal favorite, I answer, “Grace Kelly.” She is a charming lady, a most gifted actress and, to me, a valued friend. - Edith Head

greatgdean:

Marion Morehouse and unidentified model wearing dresses by Vionnet-Edward Steichen 1930

greatgdean:

Marion Morehouse and unidentified model wearing dresses by Vionnet-Edward Steichen 1930

vintagemarlene:

a fashionable couple and their dog in washington d c, circa 1915 (www.shorpy.com)

vintagemarlene:

a fashionable couple and their dog in washington d c, circa 1915 (www.shorpy.com)


Rudolph Valentino at the Ritz in the early 1920’s.

Rudolph Valentino at the Ritz in the early 1920’s.

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.