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Vintage Brooches and How to Wear Them

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Vintage Brooches and How to Wear Them

Brooches and pins have fallen out of fashion a little in recent years, but they were incredibly popular in the 1950s. Nothing adds a vintage touch to your outfit like a pin on your lapel, and the right brooch can turn an ordinary outfit into something quite spectacular. Of course you don't just have to wear a brooch on your coat, there are lots of other ways to wear a vintage pin.  You can use it to keep a neck scarf tied, pin one to a hat or wear a chunky brooch at the neck of a button-up shirt (in...

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Stealing Grace Kelly's Style

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Stealing Grace Kelly's Style

Grace Kelly is one of the greatest style icons of the 20th Century. She exuded a glamorous sophistication, which was only emphasized by her roles as Hitchcock's favourite ice-cool blonde. After starting her career as a model she became an actress at age 22. Amongst others, she starred in 3 Hitchcock movies: Dial M for Murder (1954), Rear Window (1954) and To Catch a Thief (1955). Her last movie was the fabulous High Society in 1954 with Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra before she retired from acting to marry Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She tragically died in a car...

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Find Your Perfect 1950s Party Dress

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There are so many amazing styles of party dress from the 1950s: Not least the wiggle dress (made famous by Marilyn Monroe), the fit and flare dress (think Christian Dior's 'New Look') and the bubble dress. The Wiggle Dress: The wiggle dress is exactly what it sounds like - a dress which makes you wiggle when you walk! The key thing to know about a wiggle dress is that the hem of the dress is narrower than the hips. Marilyn Monroe was famous for wearing wiggle dresses, and boy did she know how to work one to its full potential!...

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