Get the look: Billie Holiday -The VFG Fashion Parade for the week of April 6th

Discussion in 'PUBLIC VFG Fashion Parades' started by carla rey, Apr 5, 2020.

  1. carla rey

    carla rey Trade Member

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    Get the Look: Billie Holiday

    "Lady Day" was one of the greatest and most influential jazz singers of all time, known for her deeply personal interpretations, often melancholy sound, and her distinct phrasing, influenced by jazz instrumentalists.

    Holiday appeared with big bands (she was one of the first African American women to appear with a white orchestra when she sang with Artie Shaw's band in 1938) and smaller combos, and she recorded extensively.

    The most enduring image of Billie Holiday dates from around 1940: At the microphone, in a beautiful gown, gardenias in her hair, head thrown back. Explore her style with dramatic, stage-worthy evening clothing from the 1940s and 50s including off-the-shoulder looks, satin, sequins and beading; 1940s printed rayon dresses; turbans, head wraps and head-turning hats; furs and feathers; bold and exotic jewelry—and of course, flowers.
     
  2. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  3. Alleycats

    Alleycats Trade Member

  4. Metro Retro Vintage

    Metro Retro Vintage Trade Member

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    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

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  7. Midge

    Midge Trade Member

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    1940s evening or day skirt pattern Simplicity 2024

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    1940s dress pattern McCall 6937

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    ca. 1950 dress pattern McCall 8244

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    1940s jacket pattern Simplicity 1219

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    1950s evening top pattern Elite 5206
     
  8. On my website.

    A large Aurura Borealis gleaming brooch
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    A 1930 large dress or fur clip
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    A pair of topaz and blue and green deco dress clips
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    A 1960s silver hair snood
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    And from my archives. A 1940s dress with an Egyptian style beaded neckline . One of my favorites
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  9. Ranch Queen Vintage

    Ranch Queen Vintage Trade Member

  10. The Vintage Stylist

    The Vintage Stylist Trade Member

  11. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG Acting President Staff Member

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    Vintage 1950s Black Straw Cartwheel Hat With White Gardenias

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    A little later, but I think Miss Holiday might have liked this hat.......
    Vintage 1960s Skol Nips Whimsy Hat Black Dahlias



    My Vintage Clothes Line on Ruby Lane
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    Last edited: Apr 5, 2020

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