Sears, Roebuck and Co. Catalog from 1948 - Little Girls - Dresses, Coats and Jodpurs, Oh, My!!
These are sweet, but remember they all had to be ironed! (A repost from July, 2010)
1950s Handbags, Purses, and Evening Bag Styles
Explore the many styles of 1950s handbags, purses, day and evening bags. Leather hobo, Lucite box bags, straw basket and fun novelty shapes.
1950s Shoe Styles- History and Shopping Guide
Women's 1950s shoe styles are saddle shoes, wedges, stilettos, kitten heel pumps, oxfords, loafers, moccasins, sandals, boots and mules. Learn and shop.
RustyZipper.Com Vintage Clothing
70s -Connie- Womens brown smooth leather and wooden soled clogs with two piece uppers, ribbed padded vamp insert with laced detail, uppers attached to wooden platform soles with small nails, 2inch grooved wooden heels, and ribbed vinyl heel and sole pads (some overall light wear and soiling)
1950s History of Prom, Party, Evening and Formal Dresses
1950s prom dresses, inspired by Victorian ball gowns, have plenty of retro style! Learn about and shop for 1950s prom, party and formal dresses.
Mail Order Memories-1955 Spring/Summer Spiegel Catalog (Part 1) | Golf fashion, Fashion, Golf outfit
Am so very excited about my recent flea market finds. I came across not one, but two, Spiegel catalogs from 1955 and 1956. I frequently find vintage fashion magazines to purchase, but it's pretty darn rare to find mail order catalogs
1952 Fashions From Sears!
I'm currently sewing a 1952 reissue from Butterick and I am kinda taking my sweet time with it. In the meantime, since I haven't posted in a week, I decided to do a post of fashions from the year 1952 from the Sears catalogs. Most of them are not in colour, unfortunately. In the early 1950s, the women's clothing section was about 95% sepia. Colour pages were reserved for children's clothes (half the damn catalog!) and shoes (for some reason.) Either way, enjoy the eye candy!
Butterick 9818; ca. 1960; Toddlers' Topper Set and Pinafore: (A) Yoked, front-buttoned dress with Peter Pan collar, puffed sleeves, lace trim. Matching lace-trimmed panties with elasticized waistline and legs. Shallow-necked, flared, lined pinafore (shorter than dress), with single-buttoned back closing, three contrast pockets and bias tape flowers. (B) Short dress with lace ruffling and insertion. Matching panties. (C) Pinafore (worn without dress), with two pockets and bias tape flowers…