Under the Tropics in the 1940s

La voûte céleste


Markus Lupfer’s dress.
“On s’apercevra vite que la nuit à la belle étoile est néfaste. La voûte céleste rend insomniaque : trop de beauté, trop de grandeur pour songer à dormir.” Sylvain Tesson – Petit traité sur l’immensité du monde

The American vintage fashion designer James Galanos

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James Galanos (1924-2016) was an American fashion designer who dressed America’s social elite and celebrities during 46 years.

Sixties dresses

During the Sixties, the A-line dress, the mock neck dress, the fit and flare dress, the shift dress and the trapeze dress were very popular. Moreover, creators often designed beaded, embellished and brocard dresses. Besides, geometric, Op art and floral prints were very used.

The vintage fashion brand Vicky Vaughn

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Vicky Vaughn was the junior division of R & M Kaufmann in Aurora, Illinois. The Kaufman brothers start their business  in the 1920s. They produced high quality dresses and sleepwear but with moderate prices thanks to a mass production in … Continue reading