I was on ccouch123's site, reading one his beautiful poem's titled, Exposition, I scroll to the bottom, found another great post, scroll again...and I discovered I'd missed a post I'd been tagged in. Back in MARCH! YIKES!!! So...yeah. I was nominated for The Sunshine Award. (In March.) Thank you so much, Christopher, of ccouch123 for thinking… Continue reading Sunshine Blogging
Underneath Those Twenties’ Fashions
I adore 1920’s fashion! Witness2Fashion is one of my favorite blogs to follow. If you’re interested in vintage fashion you really should check it out. She has the most comprehensive blog posts, perfect for anyone doing research. This post was especially interesting, due to all the links to other posts. So much fun!!!
Thank you so much for all you do, Witness2Fashion!
Fashions for May, 1924. Undergarments flattened the bust and hips and eliminated the waist. Delineator, May 1924, p. 27.
[This is another post in a series offering links to posts some followers may have missed, while I take time to visit the library and collect more photos.]
Some of the most exciting discoveries I made when I started reading old magazines from the 1920’s had to do with underwear. In addition to fashion advice about what to wear to achieve that “boyish” figure, I found dozens of advertisements — a veritable window into the past. In one article I read,
“To be smart this season one must be more than slim. The figure must defy nature and be as flat as the proverbial flounder, as straight as a lead pencil, and boneless and spineless as a string-bean. One must be straight like a boy and narrow like a lady…
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Sunshine Blogger Award
Yesterday, I was nominated by ~H@rdip~ of Marvelous Pages for the Sunshine Blogger Award. (Waving hi!) Click the link to check out the Marvelous Pages blog. 1) Who’s your favorite book villain and why? Good question! I love a well-written villain. Since I read a LOT, my "favorite" is constantly changing. Right now, I'd say it's a tie… Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award