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Research for my book about the discontents of clothes. Read more at http://footpathzeitgeist.blogspot.com

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How to make your own dress form. I think making a dress form may be a good plan before diving into dress planning.(How To Make Dress Form) Cosplay Tutorial, Cosplay Diy, Awesome Cosplay, Cosplay Costumes, Diy Clothing, Sewing Clothes, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Projects, Sewing Ideas

Really nifty way to create a personalised dress form when making clothes for yourself – or for a regular client. I like that it's an analogue method. Before the advent of tape measures, tailors would measure their clients with specially notched strips of paper, which they would then retain for a precise record of each client's body.

Queen Elizabeth II’s Norman Hartnell wedding gown Vintage Gowns, Mode Vintage, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Fashion, Vintage Hats, Victorian Fashion, Antique Clothing, Historical Clothing, Historical Dress

The Queen of style: The beautiful gowns and precious jewellery that have made the Queen the very image of royalty

London couturier Norman Hartnell was the man the Queen chose to dress her for all the pomp and circumstance of the special occasions in her life.

Policemen measuring Peggy Graves' swim suit, to check whether it meets minimum 1933 clothing requirements. Men wanting the power to mediate what women can wear (when it's not for their pleasure), look familiar?

Nights and the Beginning of Disco Disco jeans, I wanted a pair of these so badly, but not entirely appropriate for an eight year old.Disco jeans, I wanted a pair of these so badly, but not entirely appropriate for an eight year old. Disco Hose, Disco Pants, Disco Disco, Boogie Nights, 80s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Trends, 1970s Disco Fashion, Mode Disco

Boogie Nights and the Beginning of Disco

Anyone could tell you the “typical” disco traits: the synthesizer, the twirling ball, and the funky pants—but fewer know the true origins of disco, which emerged from the gay underground of New York.

flawsandall: x - Brandon x Ricci Steez We takin ova tho. Whatever Forever, My Guy, Swagg, In This World, Make Me Smile, Marie, Menswear, Street Style, Mens Fashion

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flawsandall: “ x - Brandon x Ricci Steez “ We takin ova tho. ” ”

historical-nonfiction: Topless men were banned from the beaches of Atlantic City in New Jersey because the city didn’t want “gorillas on our beaches.” It wasn’t until 1937 when men finally won the right to wear just swimming shorts without a shirt.

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historical-nonfiction: “ Topless men were banned from the beaches of Atlantic City in New Jersey because the city didn’t want “gorillas on our beaches.” It wasn’t until 1937 when men finally won the...

Women Rights activist Annette Kellerman arrested for wearing this bathing suit, 1907

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Photographs have long been used to record special and unique moments - birthdays, weddings and the occasional selfie are all commonplace. But these next 30 photographs go beyond the norm - they encapsulate the mood, tone and values of yesteryear, a compelling account of the evolution of our value...

The girl's photo at home, pre-prom photos - empire dresses with the hair PILED up leaving few of us looking 'normal' at all. Thank goodness going to the beauty parlor and having your hair done fell out of favor shortly after this period. Vintage Prom, Vintage Mode, Photo Vintage, Vintage Photos, Vintage Hairstyles, Girl Hairstyles, 1960s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Bridesmaid Dresses

Flickriver: Most interesting photos from Vintage BIG HAIR! pool

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Easter Parade, New York, 1957 © photo Brassaï, Estate Brassaï / RMN

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Easter Parade, New York, 1957 by Brassaï

Robert Clark, head cutter at gentlemen's bespoke clothier Turnbull & Asser, est. London, Photo by Slim Aarons. Bespoke Shirts, Slim Aarons, Tailor Shop, Savile Row, Bespoke Tailoring, Tailored Suits, Costume, Well Dressed Men, Gentleman Style

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“Stripes Sir?” Robert Clark, head cutter, Turnbull & Asser, London, by Slim Aarons, 1955.

zoot suit: 2 different pattern striped wools, long fitted coat… 1930s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Mens Fashion, Vintage Outfits, Vintage Clothing, Balloon Pants, Vintage Mode, Men's Vintage, Textiles

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 I concede that it's a lot easier to have a positive body image when you already adhere to most Western beauty standards. I wasn't trying to be exclusionary -- this is a self-portrait,. Body Love, Loving Your Body, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Beauty Standards, My Champion, Positive Body Image, Fat Positive, Positive Things, Genderqueer

LOOK: 'I'm Awesome-Shaped!'

As summer (slowly) approaches, we're inundated with articles about "how to dress for your body shape" and "the right bathing suit for your type." ...

Antwerp Games of the VII Olympiad. Frenchwoman Suzanne LENGLEN, winner of the women’s tennis single and mixed double events. Credit: IOC Olympic Museum Collections The First Tennis Celebri Mode Tennis, Sport Tennis, Play Tennis, Tennis Dress, Tennis Clothes, Mercedez Benz, Vintage Tennis, Vintage Sport, Tennis Fashion

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