Forties Fashion

It’s 1940′s Fashion and TWA, of course!

This short film called Fashion Horizons captures 1941 America in color, before we joined the war. Paramount Pictures and TWA (the airline) came together to make it. It’s sort of like a long commercial, but it contains some very interesting historical footage! In the film we are following starlets to a screen test and movie location for Paramount Pictures in Albuquerque, NM, then on to other ... Read More »

Forties Elegance

Oh sure, getting dressed in the 1940′s may look like a lot of work, but let’s face it, the results were well worth the effort. (at least from this man’s point of view) I give you Exhibit A, above. This is a great video of a beautiful lady of the late 1940′s apparently getting ready to go out on the town. Head to toe, hair to shoes. GORGEOUS! Just a word of fashion advice.. ... Read More »