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1930s pics for my book

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Show and Tell - Share your treasures' started by Circa Vintage, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. Circa Vintage

    Circa Vintage Alumni +

    Hi all,

    We're busy taking pics for my book on vintage clothing, and I can't resist showing you some of the 1930s items featured - although I should warn you, these pics are mere happy snaps, a taster for the "proper" photos that will be appearing in print.

    You can see the whole lot over at Circa.

    French couture (label missing) and silk halterneck.
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    Silk nightgown.
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    Stripey honeymoon frock! In the background: floral tea gown.
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    Silk tea gown - and in the background, silk velvet evening gown.
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    All these items are from my private collection.
     
  2. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    gasp! :wub:

    where's that fainting couch icon???
     
  3. I am simply smitten lately with 30s style - the graceful and sexy drape ~ these are sending me over the edge~~~~~
     
  4. avamac

    avamac Alumni

    That Harlow white.........!!!!
     
  5. Love that striped number! Looks like something the sassy Mrs. Nick Charles would wear in a Thin Man film.......Ang
     
  6. Circa Vintage

    Circa Vintage Alumni +

    Thanks, ladies, glad you like them!

    Ang: I adore the stripey number. The woman who sold it to me told me that her her mother made it for her honeymoon at a nearby seaside town - she was a professional dressmaker for a local ritzy department store. There's a blue and white stripe one too, but she must have liked that better because the condition isn't anywhere near as good.

    I just want to smile every time I see that red one though! I can just imagine a young, new bride wading through the surf in that, carrying her shoes and a big straw hat on her wavy hair :)
     
  7. DressUP

    DressUP Registered Guest

    Oh my goodness. So gorgeous!! :wub: That nightgown in beautiful. So how's the book coming????

    -Sam
     
  8. Circa Vintage

    Circa Vintage Alumni +

    Well everything is going well, and on schedule - apart from the actual writing. I'm hoping to take the next month off from the shop and everything so that I can just knuckle down and finish it. It would seem that I'm easily distracted!

    thank you for asking :)
     
  9. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  10. debutanteclothing

    debutanteclothing Trade Member

    Nicole,
    I gasped when I saw the red stripey one too! They are all lovely. Congrats on such a beautiful collection and best wishes on your book!
     

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