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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Check out how to create this gorgeous half up style here on Bobby Pin Blog.

 
Vintage inspired bridal hair style

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Hairstyle Inspiration: Deanna Durbin


Deanna Durbis was a singer and actress popular in the 1930s and 1940s. Click the images for a larger view.



Her hair has a roll at the front and is worn with a hat

Because of Him (1946)


Deanna Durbin with Ray Milland in Three Smart Girls (1936)


It Started With Eve (1941)
A simple updo

One Hundred Men and a Girl (1937)

Sunday, March 20, 2011

1950s archive hair and make up clip

1940s hair and make up for you face shape

J. Crew Wedding Dresses and Gowns

J. Crew Palais Gown $3000.00

Silk Chiffon Savoie Gown $850.00

Silk Chiffon Arabelle Gown $495.00. This reminds me of the dress Grace Kelly wore in To Catch A Thief (1955).

Tulipe Bustier Gown $1,800.00

Paget gown
Taryn. Source: Good Taste

I couldn't find an image for it but I also loved the Mika gown.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Classic Make-Up Look: Red Lips


Red lips look absolutely stunning when done well. The trick is to keep the eye make up subtle or the lip colour sheer - a heavy eye paired with a bold lip looks tacky. How heavy or light you make up should be depends on your occassion, facial features, hairstyle and personality - only you can judge what is appropriate. Finally, well groomed eyebrows and hair are important to look polished.

Isla Fisher at The Lookout premiere at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood in 2007. I love her gorgous 1940s insprired hair.

Angelina Jolie


Kate Bosworth


Dita Von Teese

Christian Dior RTW Spring 2010. Check out how they created the look here.

Arleen Whelan

Hayden Panettiere

Elizabeth Taylor

Chanel Haute Couture Fall 2010

Kate Bosworth's pulls off this 1930s look briliantly. Instead of using obvious eyeliner she has used a shimmery eyeshaddow paired with black mascara. Her lips are stained red for a more sublte look. She proves that black liquid eye liner paired with a bright red lip is not the only way to wear a red lip.

Anne Hathaway in The Devil Wears Prada

L'Oreal Paris Baroque Glamour Collection Autumn 2011

Jessica Alba at Campari Calender Launch in 2008


Katherine Castro makes the look more casual by pairing it with sexy, messy hair and a leather jacket.


Angelina Jolie

Camilla Belle at the 12th annual Hollywood Film Festival Gala

Gemma Ward

'Fall's Red Lip'

*Update*
I just found this 1950s make up tutorial from VividMakeup. It features a gorgeous cat eye, that could easily be worn with a nude gloss for another gorgeous look, and of course red lipstick. I also love the way she did her hair. This would make a stunning, glamorous evening look.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Archive footage Henry Rosenfeld fashions for the office

Attitudes may have changed, but style remains constant. In a time when fashion was all about frugality, Henry Rosenfeld decided he would make stylish and affordable dresses available to all women. His dresses were well cut and simply tailored, which made them look more expensive then they actually were. (Source: Bess Georgette) The hairstyles in this video are gorgeous - I love Beth's glamorous pinned bangs and Pat knows how to wear her hair with a hat. Hope you like it :)

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Beauty Icon: Marilyn Monroe Part 2



Love Happy (1949)

with Donald O'Connor at the No Business Like Show Business (1954) premier

The Asphalt Jungle (1950) with Louis Calhern

Bus Stop (1956)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentleman Prefer Blondes (1953)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)


The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Monkey Business (1952) with Joe DiMaggio and Cary Grant
Source: Doctor Macro