Sunday, September 27, 2009

1930's Celebrities in Slim Downed Dresses


Bias-Cut Dresses, 1930s, originally uploaded by Gatochy.


"Sleek, bias-cut dresses were worn for evening and formal occasions, and showed every curve, so girdles were used to slim down the hips. A model poses in a dress by Victor Stiebel (above, left), Hollywood actress Myrna Loy (above, centre) shows off the new erogenous zone, the back, and actress Gina Malo, (above, right) wears a bejewelled Empire line gown. "Scanned from the book "Decades of Fashion".
This post found at Art Decco Blog

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