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  • Daphne Van Den Heuvel

    vintage tomboy style

  • Katie Finger

    Street Style girls 1950′s — Maquette

  • Mary Eicher

    London Girls, late 1950s, dungarees and saddle shoes

  • Isabella

    "In the late 1940s American girls (and boys) spice up Heidelberg, Germany in an unruly mix of saddle shoes and lederhosen. The locals gawk and gasp as young girls parade down the streets decked in men’s flannels, trousers and loafers. (I’m guessing red lipstick is involved somewhere.) Shocking the Germans as they reappropriate various Heidelburg traditions into trendy accessories—old university caps, miniature Heidelberg sabersons, and military patches.

  • Innytoes

    London Girls,  late 1950s. So cool! So fashionable!

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Cocktail Ensemble, Dior - 1954. Gift of Thelma Foy. Oh, how I would love to have her wardrobe!

#styletip: let your loose-cut trousers graze your ankles and pair with pointy toe heels for a slimming effect.

Christian Dior Haute Couture evening dress and jacket ensemble named Teheran from spring/summer 1962 by designer Marc Bohan. Made from silk with dazzling beaded embroidered glass and bead on the bodice of the dress. #Christian #Dior #Fashion House of Dior.

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Dress (attributed) House of Balenciaga  (French, founded 1937) Designer: (attributed) Cristobal Balenciaga (Spanish, 1895–1972) Date: ca. 1947 Culture: French Medium: wool

found photo. timeless and compelling. she could have sat for Rembrandt or Whistler. there is no rigid angle in this entire picture. and both intelligence and quiet beauty are in her posture and face.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art - "Mystère" - Christian Dior c, 1947 - 48

Grey wool dress with white linen collar and cuffs, by Norman Norell for Traina-Norell, American, 1947.