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The Amazing, Famous, Ziegfeld Follies Girls of the 1900s

Anna Held, ca.1902. ~The Hourglass - common law wife of Florenz Ziegfeld. From 1905 Held enjoyed several successes on Broadway which apart from bolstering Ziegfeld's fortune, made her a millionaire in her own right. She suggested the format for what would become the famous Ziegfeld Follies in 1907, and helped Ziegfeld establish the most lucrative phase of his career.

hoodoothatvoodoo: Ziegfeld Follies I want to wear this to work today. Instead I’m settling for jeans and a black shirt. At least my jewellery will be 1920s!

erte ballet COSTUMES | ... the celebrated French chanteuse Irène Bordoni wore Erté's designs

The Great Ziegfeld. The costume reportedly cost 3,000 to produce in 1936. That would be aprox. 46,000 today.