10 Hollywood Hair Styles by Arlene Dahl, 1950’s Hair Styling Booklet

I found this gorgeous hair styling booklet by Arlene Dahl, which has been made available to download for free by Glamour Daze (one of my favourite vintage websites!) and just had to share it with all of you. I've been wanting to up my vintage style game by getting a vintage hair cut so I … Continue reading 10 Hollywood Hair Styles by Arlene Dahl, 1950’s Hair Styling Booklet

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Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce, Review

From the dust jacket: "London, 1940. Emmeline Lake is Doing Her Bit for the war effort, volunteering as a telephone operator with the Auxiliary Fire Services. When Emmy sees an advertisement for a job at the London Evening Chronicle, her dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent suddenly seem achievable. But the job turns out … Continue reading Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce, Review

The Dunrich School Of Dressmaking, 1940s Pattern Drafting & Dressmaking Booklet

Today I found The Dunrich School of Dressmaking, a lovely 1940's booklet on dressmaking and pattern drafting on the National Library of Australia's website and just had to share it with all of you! (Read it online or download your very own copy here!) To use this book to draft sewing patterns, you will need … Continue reading The Dunrich School Of Dressmaking, 1940s Pattern Drafting & Dressmaking Booklet

Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, British edition, April 1959

As you can see, this issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine includes not only another story by Cornell Woolrich, but a story by Agatha Christie as well! Plus stories by John Steinbeck, Theodore Mathieson, Rufus King and Ellery Queen himself! You can read this issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine online or download a copy … Continue reading Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, British edition, April 1959

Seventeen Magazine Short Film, 1963

This short film made by Seventeen Magazine in 1963 on teenage girls features a young Mia Farrow! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpCbovTHTjQ My goodness, the hair, the clothes, the makeup! The adult male voice-over talking about teen girls wanting to look their prettiest! (Ew!) This film really is something else! It was also kind of surreal to watch, to … Continue reading Seventeen Magazine Short Film, 1963