Category: 1940s fashion

Gene Tierney in publicity photos for The Shang…

Gene Tierney in publicity photos for The Shanghai Gesture  (Josef von Sternberg, 1941). Her dress is by Oleg Cassini who married Tierney after the completion of the film.

Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep  (Howard Hawks,…

Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep  (Howard Hawks, 1946)

Rita Hayworth in a publicity photo for The Lad…

Rita Hayworth in a publicity photo for The Lady From Shanghai  (Orson Welles, 1947)

Joan Crawford, 1943

Joan Crawford, 1943

“Send me flowers while I’m alive. They won’t do me a damn bit of good after I’m dead.“

Barbara Goalen and Wenda Parkinson modeling co…

Barbara Goalen and Wenda Parkinson modeling coats at the National Gallery, London, 1949, photo by Norman Parkinson

Joan Crawford, 1943

Joan Crawford, 1943

“I never go outside unless I look like Joan Crawford the movie star. If you want to see the girl next door, go next door.”

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Model in Dress by Carosa Roma, Photo by Pasquale de Antonis, 1949

Evelyn Tripp models a Dior gown for Erwin Blum…

Evelyn Tripp models a Dior gown for Erwin Blumenfeld, 1949

Wenda Rogerson in a fashion photo by Norman Pa…

Wenda Rogerson in a fashion photo by Norman Parkinson, London, 1948

Ida Lupino, 1946, photo by Scotty Welbourne

Ida Lupino, 1946, photo by Scotty Welbourne