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Viva Las Vegas 60th Anniversary-Vintage Fashion Parade for the week of April 1st

Discussion in 'PUBLIC VFG Fashion Parades' started by carla rey, Mar 31, 2024.

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  1. carla rey

    carla rey VFG Member

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    Viva Las Vegas 60th Anniversary

    The year was 1964. A 28 year-old Elvis Presley had already cranked-out more than a dozen fairly forgettable films, but then came Viva Las Vegas! Paired with 22 year-old rising star Ann-Margret, their on screen (and off-screen!) chemistry was incendiary, translating into box office gold! Shot in saturated, eye-popping Metrocolor, it featured a winning combination - catchy tunes, a glimpse of a glamorous, glittering early 1960s Las Vegas replete with showgirls from the Folies Bergere, and most significantly, two sensual, charismatic lead actors. Despite a razor-thin plot, Viva Las Vegas went on to become Elvis' most commercially successful film. Basically, a rock 'n' roll musical with car racing thrown in, the story follows the competition between two race car drivers who also compete for the same girl. Wanna place a wager on who wins?? No need to gamble! Brightly colored wiggle dresses, form-fitting maillots, knit tops paired with tights and kitten heels or stilettos, men's narrow shawl collared sharkskin suits, flat front trousers and skinny ties are all sure things!
     
  2. Brian Boru

    Brian Boru Registered Guest

    'Fun capitol of the world' lol.

    Visited it once and couldn't get out fast enough.

    Great vintage poster though, thanks for posting.
     
  3. MagsRags

    MagsRags VFG President Staff Member

    @Brian Boru , the movie poster is setting the stage for this week's themed parade, where VFG members post vintage clothing, jewelry, or accessories that fit the theme of the week.

    A new theme is started every Sunday. It is fun to see various interpretations!
     
  4. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing VFG Board Member Staff Member VFG Past President

  5. poshthreads

    poshthreads VFG Board Member

  6. Straylight Vintage

    Straylight Vintage VFG Member

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    50s Turquoise wool wiggle
     
  7. Ranch Queen Vintage

    Ranch Queen Vintage Administrator

  8. MagsRags

    MagsRags VFG President Staff Member

    At MagsRags. net - photos are clickable links

    a 50s strapless velveteen bustier top trimmed with pearls and rhinestones by Koret of California
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    Also 50s, a red hot sarong-style halter top pinup dress by Hoaloha (the print features kokeshi dolls and cherry blossoms)
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    60s sharkskin suit jacket with skinny lapels in a subtle dark plaid. By Mr. Cool (I kid you not) for Clipper Craft.
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    Gorgeous two tone Hollywood style 50s jacket in a larger size
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    And rockabilly slingback heels, new old stock
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  9. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG Vice President Staff Member VFG Past President

  10. BlackLotusVintage

    BlackLotusVintage VFG Board Member

  11. Noble Vintage Clothier

    Noble Vintage Clothier VFG Board Member

  12. To adorn those Kitten Heels, here are a pair of Vintage Beaded Shoe Clips Shimmering Copper Colored Glass Beads 1960s
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    Vintage 1960s Faux White Leather Beaded Belt

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    Vintage 1960s Rudi Geinreich Silk Scarf Green/Gold/Rust Modern Print

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    Vintage 1960s Green Thermoset Plastic Leaves Bracelet and Earrings

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    Vintage 1960s Hot Pink Georgette Cocktail Party Dress by Joyce for Lazarus Dead Stock NOS

     
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    1950s genuine Springolator slide shoes with lucite jeweled heels.
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    1960s two tone purple spike shoes
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    1950s black and white large size sundress
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    1950s yellow bowling shirt with the team and owners name.
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    1950s black skinny necktie, unworn.
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  14. Midge

    Midge Super Moderator Staff Member

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    1960s sheath dress pattern McCall's 7762

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    1960s two-tone evening dress and jacket pattern McCall's 7508

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    1960s Sportswear separates pattern McCall's 6207

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    195s-60s skinny clip-on tie

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    1960s silver grey skinny tie by Sphinx of Vienna
     
  15. Cestsibon

    Cestsibon Administrator Staff Member

    ViVa LaS VeGaS
    Surfs Up with Jellies!
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    Think Pink in Vegas
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    SeW SomeThinG Slick!
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  16. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG Vice President Staff Member VFG Past President

    And after all your fab picks, I forgot to share Jolene's video for this week! :BAGUSE:

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    Thank you Jolene! luck emoti
     

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