Vintage Hair photographs Paris – 1950

Vintage Hair Photographs – La Haute Coiffure August to December 1950 Vintage Hair Photographs – Enter an entirely new hair fashions decade, the 1950’s is so distinctive for it’s popularity of Hollywood Movie stars,  their glittering performances, stylish fashions and above all the most stunning hair styles, make an indelible mark on our memories of … Continued

La Haute Coiffure de Paris – 1949

La Haute Coiffure de Paris – 1949 This was a “journal professionnel” – for hair dressers and stylists full of imposing black and white photographs and details of events, questions,  instructions on the latest techniques, and advertisements.   Hair designs were styled using tight set curls, waves, and well defined cuts,  leaving enough length to … Continued

French Regional Costumes

French Regional Costumes Recently found in South-Western France.   These French Regional Costumes   speak for themselves and immediately evoke strong expressive personas within the drawings.   Many subjects are within, even horses, cabbages, chickens and romance, unlikely combinations for a fashion blog!   Much research was needed as I had no idea of the details, … Continued

Tea Time Fashions – 1920’s

Tea Time fashions – 1920’s From this rare collection of endearing prints depicting ladies Tea Time Fashions, it demonstrates a strong popularity for this necessary event throughout France during the 1920’s.  Nearly every year is represented from this unusual find. Especially interesting are the many different teapot shapes throughout this time. To focus on this … Continued