The 1950s weren’t easy for anyone who didn’t fit the status quo and I am so encouraged by the courage of this woman. I was on one of my favorite sites, www.glamourgirlsofthesilverscreen.com, which is great for finding images of actresses that you may have forgotten about.
Lena Horne was an amazing singer and stunning on screen. Audiences loved her. But she was limited on the roles she could play. Being African-American, she could only play lead roles in movies that were shown in black theaters. To be in a movie shown
In this image of the back of Rita Hayworth’s hair, we get an idea of how it was styled. But why are so many hairstyles from this time period similar to this? I mean, why did so many hairstyles in the 1940s have these flat
You didn’t see these in my mess of a bathroom, because my massive set with about 60 rollers in various sizes is in my professional kit stashed in my office with a beauty shop stash of products and tools. Maybe I’ll do that blog entry
This photo shows the thoughts that might go through my head if I had all my hair attached to electric rollers. It terrifies me! Hair is the most combustible part of our body. Bless those ladies for having the courage to attached themselves to an
I was out shopping for a job one day needing to outfit a bunch of kids for a health care advertisement. I needed things on the cheap, so I was scouring Burlington Coat Factory. As I was walking between the baby and toddler’s sections, IT
Brides on their wedding day, like these 1940s brides, have all put their personal style stamp on their veil and hairstyle. With the war going on, there were some 1940s bridal headpiece styles distinct to the time. See all the posts about Vintage Wedding Veils