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  1. Gowns of 1934

    May 21, 2011 by Jo

    Pictures and content reblogged from Couture Allure Vintage Fashion

    Maggy Rouff purple and gold silk gown worn with a large purple velvet scarf.

    Chanel gold lamé evening gown. The bodice is embroidered with gold metallic threads.

    Callot Soeurs silk faille gown in dove gray with pink pleated frills at the back.

    Jacques Heim black silk satin mermaid hem gown worn with a white fox fur stole.

    Marcel Rochas black silk stripe gown with ruffles down the sides. The gown is adorned with a bird made of black feathers that has a diamante beak.

    I found these dresses on Couture Allure Vintage Fashion, which is “a blog for lovers of vintage clothing and fashion, where you can learn about vintage styles, designers, and design concepts through photos from the past. [It] also feature vintage garments available for sale [on her]  website.” You should subscribe to this site like I do and enjoy all of her fabulous posts! Speaking of which, here are some of her popular posts:
    The Issue of Dry Cleaning

    How to Find a Good Dry Cleaner for Your Vintage Garments

    The Proliferation of Unrealistic Digitally Enhanced Images in Advertising

    How to Find the Vintage Wedding Dress of Your Dreams

    What to Wear for a 1959 Party

    Friday Charm School Series:

    How to Walk Like a Lady

    How to Stand Like a Lady

    How to Sit Like a Lady, Part 1

    How to Sit Like a Lady, Part 2

    Handling Stairs and Cars Like a Lady

    How to Enter and Leave a Room Like a Lady

    How to Carry a Purse and Wear Gloves Like a Lady

    Modern Foundation Garments to Make your Vintage Dresses Fit Correctly

    Why Should You Wear a Slip?