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Kafferepet: december 2010

What insanely long gloves! Model wears “the Longest Gloves Designed by Hattie Carnegie Which Almost Cover the Shoulders”. *wink* And what insanely pointy gloves too!


Pauline Starke (January 1901 – February was an American silent-film actress born in Joplin, Missouri. She made her acting debut appearing as a dance extra in D. Griffith’s film.

Get the Great Gatsby look 1920s 20s flapper

Anita Page, Joan Crawford, and Dorothy Sebastian in Our Dancing Daughters 1928

velvet gown

Oleg Cassini gown in LIFE magazine, 1949 (later worn by Gene Tierney and Marilyn Monroe)

Salvador Dalí and a young Yves Saint Laurent

Salvador Dali and Francois-Marie Banier, Paris, photo by Alecio de Andrade. This is not a photo of the young Yves St Laurent with Dali, as most everyone seems to believe. via voxsart


Many decades ago, long before the beach became synonymous with bikini-clad hotties, there were simply ladies in modest swim wear, out for a dip rather than a swim. Take a look at some classic swim wear photos from the pages of vintage fashion magazines.

Dior's scissor skirt line, VOGUE, october 1949.

VOGUE, october 1949 Dior's scissor skirt line; left, crossover bands of black velvet on black broadcloth, slit at the back to make walking possible; Rights: the same crossband in satin on navy broadcloth, slit in front.