1940s fashions

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 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 …

1940s Hairstyles and Fashion – How To Tie A Turban

1940s Hairstyles and Fashion – How To Tie A Turban

How to Tie a Turban – Fashion expert from Woman Magazine Anne Edwards combats rations with some turban fashions! Watch the full length version here with a mo… What does a fashionistas do during wartime and can’t afford those pricey hats? Here’s a fantastic vintage clip on how to create your own fashionable hair accessory(…)