While most of us grew up with supermarkets and shopping malls already existing; some of us remember the family-run grocery stores where your options were often limited. Others might even have had the chance to grow their own food, but once general stores grew bigger and became more convenient, there was no way back. Still, the consumerist lifestyle as we know it didn't happen overnight, and we got where we are now gradually.
Vogue 9016; ca. 1945; Slacks "Easy to Make". Slacks with built-up or regulation waist-line and choice of long or below-knee length. Built-up version is dart-fitted at front and back and has patch pockets at front. Slacks finished on belt at waist-line have dart fullness released at front and patch pockets at back. Ribbon suspenders buttoned over elastic loops at front are optional. Turned back cuffs on long version. Blouse not included. Reproduction at EvaDress.com DesignRewindFashions -
Vintage 40s pink liquid satin gown with cream lace. Deep neckline , bell sleeves, ribbon on the waist and full skirt. Excellent vintage conditions, some slight sign of time. Estimate size M It comes with his coordinated slip dress and underwear Model’s size XS, h 163 cm
Love doesn't change, the years do.
Over the past 8 months I’ve been hooked on shooting vintage Kodak colour films from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s as I’ve discovered through some peoples photos on Flickr like this (1962 K…
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Sewing patterns are such a retro concept since today’s era is more about going online to click on the website to buy what your favorite brand has to offer or if you are wealthy enough go out and check designer wear. But did you know that sewing is not just a nice and affordable way to make clothes, but is also very therapeutic? The thing is we try to run away from many activities and concepts of the past just they seem old fashioned and somehow not so much in keeping with the way we view ourselves. However, digress here and that is not what we are going to talk about here today though the topic is about classy vintage sewing patterns for women which is like a borrowing a page from the book of the past. The thing is that you will love these sewing patterns and thank us for introducing these to you once you get over the mental barrier created by the very thought of doing this. We suggest that you start by looking at simple sewing projects for amateurs and master them before moving on to more complicated stuff.
Gathered from Kuwait flea market from time to time.
If you think that your summer style options are limited by current trends, you are totally mistaken! Borrow summer styles from the past century and update
These amazing color photos from half a century ago will take you right back to a totally different America, before the Internet and cell phones!
Italian fashion brand Elisabetta Franchi channels 1940’s style for its fall-winter 2017 campaign. Inspired by a retro Paris, photographer Ellen Von Unwerth
Vogue Special Design S-4418; ©1953; One-Piece Dress. [insert your photos of this pattern made up] [insert your username, and make sure your preferences allow for people to contact you via e-mail. Do not list your email address here!]
Remember back in the day when you had to manually wind a cassette tape?