theniftyfifties:

Model in a gown by Balenciaga, 1958.

theniftyfifties:

Model in a gown by Balenciaga, 1958.

Dorothy Dandridge

Dorothy Dandridge

ladylikelady:

“All-American Ads of the 20’S”  Garters

ladylikelady:

“All-American Ads of the 20’S”  Garters

harlequinade:

Advertisement for ladies’ undergarments, 1910.

harlequinade:

Advertisement for ladies’ undergarments, 1910.

Cecil Beaton and Gary Cooper - (c. 1930s)

Cecil Beaton and Gary Cooper - (c. 1930s)

yehyehgrace:

Photographed by Nina Leen, 1953.

yehyehgrace:

Photographed by Nina Leen, 1953.

Black patent leather pumps with colored tips and heels by Slater
Photo:  Edward Steichen, 1919

Black patent leather pumps with colored tips and heels by Slater

Photo:  Edward Steichen, 1919

adelinesattic:

Net stockings and straps and buckles, oh my!  1920s foot and legwear

adelinesattic:

Net stockings and straps and buckles, oh my!  1920s foot and legwear

C. 1920s

C. 1920s

Actress Nanette Fabray and a friend, modeling shoes
Photo:  Nina Leen, 1948
(Via Life Magazine)

Actress Nanette Fabray and a friend, modeling shoes

Photo:  Nina Leen, 1948

(Via Life Magazine)

Two ladies modeling bathing caps
C. 1950s

Two ladies modeling bathing caps

C. 1950s

Miss Anita Loos
Circa:  1920s

Miss Anita Loos

Circa:  1920s

Mr. Bela Lugosi, dressed to kill.
Circa: 1930’s

Mr. Bela Lugosi, dressed to kill.

Circa: 1930’s

Miss Lillian Gish
Circa: 1922

Miss Lillian Gish

Circa: 1922