Get the Look: Betty Grable ~ VFG Fashion Parade for the week of July 10th

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Fashion Parades - The best from the VFG' started by carla rey, Jul 9, 2017.

  1. carla rey

    carla rey Trade Member

    WWII’s best known pin-up girl, movie star Betty Grable, had this to say about her famous “Million Dollar Legs” in a 1943 issue of LIFE magazine: “They are fine for pushing the foot pedals in my car”. You tell ‘em, Betty!
    Betty's talents encompassed far more than just showing off a body part or two. Dancing, singing and starring in many 1940s films and musicals, she became the biggest box-office draw in the world in 1943, and the highest paid entertainer in the world in 1947.
    This week, we celebrate the look of Ms. Grable and the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals: circa 1940s and early 50s, Hollywood-worthy evening wear and accessories, plus 40s- and 50s-style shorts, dance/sports attire, and play-clothes--all ready to get a “leg up” on summer!

  2. vivavintageclothing

    vivavintageclothing Trade Member

  3. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

    We could see Betty wearing this Rose Marie Reid tucked bathing suit (lightened slightly to try to show those wonderful tucks better!). Private message for details and/or to purchase, please.

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  4. thespectrum

    thespectrum Administrator Staff Member

  5. jazzbug

    jazzbug Trade Member

    Last edited: Jul 12, 2017
    Midge, denisebrain, cmpollack and 3 others like this.
  6. Luna Junction

    Luna Junction Trade Member

  7. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  8. denisebrain

    denisebrain Trade Member

  9. Lady Scarletts

    Lady Scarletts Trade Member

    Denise, love the feather bolero!!
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    Just couldn't resist posting this beautiful photo of Betty Grable getting ready for the Holidays!!!!!
  11. Midge

    Midge Trade Member

    1940s evening gown & matching bag B34

    1940s evening/party dress pattern Meyer 9957 B37

    1940s sports skirt & blouse pattern Marie Claire 3817 B38
  12. bycinbyhand

    bycinbyhand Trade Member

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    I had to post that I had the play set and skirt made from this pattern. the exact set. Made in the 1940s.
  14. Luna Junction

    Luna Junction Trade Member

    Wow. So did I. I never thought mine was homemade, but it looked exactly like this.
  15. jazzbug

    jazzbug Trade Member

  16. trufaux

    trufaux Trade Member

  17. Better Dresses Vintage

    Better Dresses Vintage Trade Member

  18. jazzbug

    jazzbug Trade Member

    Just between us girls!
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    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

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