1940s Fashion

1940s Fashion Showcasing Vintage Swimwear

1940s Fashion Showcasing Vintage Swimwear

Swimsuits Show in 1940 – Beautiful vintage bathing costumes. Girls model 1940s swimwear, in 1940. The fashion show takes place on a beach setting an includes… Here’s a wonderful short video clip of 1940s vintage swimwear of the era in London.  Featuring some really cute full swimsuits and 2 piece bathing suits in bold colors(…)

1940s Fashions in London

1940s Fashions in London

Here’s a fantastic vintage 1940s fashion video set in the Mayfair Salon in London. More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

1940′s Risque Striptease Burlesque Dancing

1940′s Risque Striptease Burlesque Dancing

The 1940′s were not quite as conservative as some people might believe! However a respectable burlesque dancer stripping for her audience would usually leave… Here in NYC, campy vintage-inspired burlesque is all the rage.  Here’s a great little vintage clip of burlesque in the 1940s. Even in burlesque back then, there’s still a hint of(…)

1940s Fashion Dresses, Shoes, Gowns, Hosiery and Crazy Corsets

1940s Fashion Dresses, Shoes, Gowns, Hosiery and Crazy Corsets

Apart from a few clips where the original commentary is heard, this mainly newsreel footage is merely a backdrop to a recent voiceover TV documentary. So many fantastic looks from the 1940s with a few Dior hourglass shapes of the 1950s.  From casual wear to evening, business to foundations.  (That cinched corset on that waist(…)

1940s Lifestyle – How to Be Well Groomed

1940s Lifestyle – How to Be Well Groomed

This film details the grooming rituals of brother “Don” and sister “Sue”. Both are incredibly neat; in fact, grooming seems to occupy their entire day, while… Here’s a funny vintage 1940s lifestyle clip detailing the proper daily hygiene & grooming routine in the 1940s.  

1940s Fashionable Bathing Suits

1940s Fashionable Bathing Suits

Just in time for summer, here’s a great little (color!) 1940′s vintage clip of various bathing suits and fashionable resort-wear.  I love those remove-able skirts and 4 piece outfits! More 1940′s Videos You’ll Enjoy …

1940s Millinery – Vintage Clip of Vintage Hats

1940s Millinery – Vintage Clip of Vintage Hats

From the Kinolibrary Archive Film collections. Here’s a fantastic 1940s vintage hat preview. I have always loved hats especially the ones in this era.  The netting is divine! Do you love/hate the hats of this era?  If you have any, post your pictures below. More 1940s Videos You’ll Enjoy …

Grace Kelly Models 1940s Evening Gowns

Grace Kelly Models 1940s Evening Gowns

1940s Evening Fashions. Grace Kelly was a student when she was filmed modelling these 1940s gowns. She worked as a part time model for Pathe at the time. The… The very young and fashionable Grace Kelly faces a difficult decision … which 1940s evening gown? The grey satin is my favorite.  Which is yours? More(…)

1940′s Health and Fitness – Pinup Style!

1940′s Health and Fitness – Pinup Style!

Battle of the Bulges – 1940s style. Strange gym equipment are being used to help these 1940s women get in to shape. Here’s an amusing vintage clip on how the 1940′s pinups stay in shape with the “latest mechanized units”.  It must work because they look great! Battle of the Bulges is killah! More Videos(…)

1940s Fashion Commercial for Evening Gowns, Lace and Perfume

1940s Fashion Commercial for Evening Gowns, Lace and Perfume

1941 FASHIONS: LACE GOWNS. WOMAN WITH PERFUME / BEAUTY. WOMEN TRYING ON GOWNS, MANTILLA, AND IN BEDROOM IN LACE NIGHTGOWNS., Here’s a glimpse of a 1940′s fashion commercial for lace gowns, lingerie, perfume and beauty.  Definitely selling a lifestyle here! More Videos You May Enjoy …