Anything Goes - Celebrating the 20s
A celebration of all that's beautiful, strange and exciting about the 1920s, with a few excursions into the teens and 30s.
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Young couple, 1920s. Original for sale here.
1920s 1927 flapper film fun magazine
Film Fun May 1927
Szinhazi Elet 1920s 1926
Hungarian magazine Szinhazi Elet, 1926
mode pratique 1920s 1924 1920s fashion 1920s daywear
Mode Pratique, 6 September 1924
mode pratique 1920s 1924 1920s fashion 1920s travelwear
Mode Pratique for April 19, 1924 illustrates suitable travelwear.
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Mode Pratique, 4 October 1924
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La Vie Parisienne, 19 May 1917 - and Legat gives us “The new star in the theatre of the war”.
And does the USA ever have a sense of style! Look at that Statue of Liberty helmet! No wonder they’re all mesmerised.
La Vie Parisienne armand vallee 1920s 1921
Armand Vallée illustration from La Vie Parisienne 1921…not quite howI pack, but to each theown!
Teruha 照葉 (Shining leaf) (also Takaoka Chishou 高岡 智照) (1896-1994) at New-York with her american friend and lover Hildegard - 1920
Edna Best, by Dorothy Wilding c.1925
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A model admires a painting of herself in this illustration by Maurice Milliere 1921 issue of La Vie Parisienne.
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"Rêverie" by Chazelle, Le Sourire April 1924
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Lounging in style!
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Lovely 1920s handtinted girls.
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This lovely 1920s daisy bandeau is a look you could easily achieve today with some of the flower headbands that are so ubiquitous right now.
1920s bobbed hair lounge wear 1920s flapper
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Mulsified Cocoanut Shampoo promises your hair will appear TWICE as beautiful when shampooed this way (Earl Christie advertising 1926)
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Stewart-Warner advertising of 1926 shows how you, too, can look like bit of a dill Charlestoning in the privacy of your own home.
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Advertising art for WIlliams’ talc powder, 1920
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Advertising art for Linit starch, 1924
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Venus im Frack (1927)
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Pyjama designs by 1929 Sadie P LeSueur, Women’s World August 1929
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Robe de Style, 1920s
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Evening gown by Worth, Pochoir illustration by George Barbier Gazette du Bon Ton February 1924
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So very serious!
Sorry I’m looking a bit…intense and smiley, but here’s a photo of a 1920s vintage dress I bought at Charleston Chic in Napier, New Zealand…love the twining, sinuous beadwork.
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McCall’s Magazine, January 1933. Stargazing.
1920s violin vintage violin mae murray
Entranced by a violin. My imagination, or does our swooner in this look like Mae Murray?
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Flappering it up in red.
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Pictorial Review, June 1927
1910s edwardian edwardian postcard
Steady on, boys…this Edwardian girl is showing a bit more than the ankle. That’s at least a knee, and possible a flash of thigh! Limbs ahoy!
1930s 1932 miss modern magazine
Miss Modern, February 1932
mccall's magazine 1920s 1928
McCall’s Magazine, February 1928.
1920s 1922 life magazine vintage nautical
Life magazine, 1922…Getting into Deep Water.
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I love the contrast between her expression and his. Grumpy spaniel WILL CUT YOU.
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Put a feather in your cap…or wear a cap entirely adorned with them…
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August 1932 cover for the Delineator magazine.
Bessie Coleman, aviatrix (1892–1926). She was first female African-American pilot and first African-American to hold an international pilot license.
(New York Public Library)
Fay Wray c.1928
(i need that coat.)
1920s 1926 pictorial review earl christy
Pictorial Review, Earl Christy cover
Constance Talmadge, His Sister from Paris, 1925
delineator magazine 1930s 1932
Let’s kick off October with this lovely Delineator cover from October 1932 years ago.
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Louise Faze, 1920s