Category Archives: forgotten fashion

For Golden Days on the Beach, 1934

Mmm!  Summer swimwear! And 1930s swimwear at that! I thought you might enjoy welcoming Summer with these couple of pages from a 1934 catalog.  It’s almost impossible for me to choose a favorite from this page… A! No, G!, No, … Continue reading

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>McCall 3189- Monk Dress

> I made this dress from one of my cherished patterns in my stash, McCall 3189, and afterward looked through my McCall magazines to see if it had alternate views and a description, and it did indeed!  My version is … Continue reading

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>Shorter Dresses Call for Glamorous Hosiery- 1939-1940

>After a day of tech woes, I get to bring you what I wanted to bring you yesterday!  While leafing through this catalog from Winter of 1939-1940 I was really struck by the vast array of novelty hosiery!   Click … Continue reading

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