Update Log
 

MARCH 2019

 

31
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

Joanne Clifton, professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing

 


John N.:  
As usual, the understated is just the opposite,
as shown in this pretty
car picture


And a couple more
excellent
car pictures

From Malcolm in the UK
(A better picture of (L) was sent by


Mary Black, 1954
As shown in Harper's Bazaar

Sent by  BB Bloomer

 

30
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's) resurrected pictures (See 5 Mar)

                                                                                                                                 


John N.:  

Unidentified performer


From Alice,

another shot at Disney's interesting underpinnings


BB Bloomer:

Givenchy black chantilly lace cocktail dress, worn in
`How to Steal a Million' by Audrey Hepburn, 1966

Takes nearly $100,000 at auction

 

 

Many apologies for our absence - a bit of an unexpected hospital stay.  But we are roaring to go now!

Thanks for the many kind inquires -  they were appreciated

As part of this last medical issue, there will be a further 3-4 days suspension soon.  Thanks for you forbearance.

 

19
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 
Lena Horne
being zipped

John N.:  

Era  brides



More car pictures

From Malcolm in the UK

 


Era couches

Sent by  Crinolyn

 

18
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 
Pastiche

John N.:  

A most romantic dress,
designed b
y Chanel, 1961


 

For those interested in bridal bondage,  Kristi has sent an example

 


Era Life

Sent by  Crinolyn

 

17
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 
Steampunk in our wheelhouse

John N.:  

Era advertisements


Robyn S. points to these
Era prom dresses/gowns

Prom Section


Designer area

Sent by  Crinolyn

 

16
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's) resurrected pictures (See 5 Mar)

                                                                                                                                 

 


More car pictures

From Malcolm in the UK

A bit of a crease at left


From John N.:  

Retro of the second kind


Interpretative painting (artist unidentified) of

Anna Pavlova (1885-1931) Dying swan in Swan Lake

Enhanced by Sylvia Marie       Ballet area



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15
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:  

Two-pleated Era organza
evening gown by Schiaparelli

Designer area    Pleats area


For our Simply Feminine area

From Crinolyn


Jane Powell in the 1954 film

Deep in My Heart

Stage pettis and hoops


Malcolm in the UK

"Last summer, my wife started wearing 50's style flared skirts and dresses and
purchased several modern flared petticoats to go with them  We also bought two

genuine 50's petticoats on eBay which you may see her wearing in due course - lets hope"



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14
Mar

 19

5
 entries

 

 

 

More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's) resurrected pictures (See 5 Mar)

                                                                                                                                 

 


Nice car pictures

From Malcolm in the UK


From John N.:  

Beautiful short frocks, one perky


Cheltenham Ladies Day, UK 2019

From the archives, sent by Malcolm in the UK (2010)

London Alternative Fashion Week

...and, from Chris in 2009, a most delightful vidclip

 

Two days off - next Update will be 14 March (Thursday)

 

11
Mar

 19

5
 entries

 

 

 

More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's) resurrected pictures (See 5 Mar)

                                                                                                                                 

 


No tutu, but certain to please most!

From Crinolyn

Pertinent area


From John N.:  

Donning a beautiful black hoop


Interesting style

A vague crease...


We were quite enthralled with this video from Jennifer in 2013 - worth reposting

Video 
  (Girl band who opened for Brian Setzer last year [2012])

10
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 


More Alices

From Crinolyn


Wonder why this
Lolita is dismayed?

We thought this tutu close-up
would be of interest..

Sent by Kristi



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9
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's) resurrected pictures (See 5 Mar)

                                                                                                                                 

 


A wonderful 50s example of a bell skirt...

From Crinolyn


Brides from John N.:  

(L) Satin 50s retro
(R) Barbie


Pastiche, probably wired

From BB Bloomer

8
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

John N.:  

More 
perk!


More car pettis

From Malcolm in the UK

Sundress area


Alice underwater
(Love to find this surprise
next time we go swimming!)

Sent by her namesake


Gowns by Balenciaga and Griffe, 1955.

From BB Bloomer



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7
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's) resurrected pictures (See 5 Mar)

                                                                                                                                 

 


Country Singer Kasey Musgraves

...at this years Oscars (L)
at this years CMA Awards (R)

From Nancy N.


John N.:

Gazing into the past

6
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

John N.:  

We guess we could say this is an unusual Lolita or CosPlay, with a bell skirt

 

Fantasy gown,
from
Crinolyn


She makes (starched?)
cotton pettis so luscious!

Sent by Sylvia Marie



Skylark catalog page

Date unspecified

From BB Bloomer



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5
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

For many years before her passing in 2017, Pond Girl Allison (Betty Jane) delighted devoted  husband Larry is using his excellent graphics skills to work on the large
of them had writing on the back, which Larry has incorporated onto the pictures.

us with her CDs and writings, giving us an eye into the Fifties.  Now, her    number of pictures she left behind; most have never seen on The Pond. Many Over time, we willbe posting these here for posterity.  Below, the first two.

                                                                                                                                 

 


Fluffiness

From Crinolyn


John N.:

Irish Highstepper


Dior oddity

Designer area

 

4
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:  Ruffled
extension
of charm.

 

Preparing for her concert...
from
Crinolyn

Petti & corsets area


Reverie

Sent by Kristi



BB Bloomer shows this engaging
picture of
Audrey as a teen.

We love those deep box pleats!
 

3
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

Lolita with parasol

 

Intergenerational
square dancers

From Crinolyn


John N.:

Chisato Moritaka is a J-pop star, and very popular.

There are more of her on Page 3 of this Gallery.

2
Mar

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.: Interesting perspectives

 

Colorful car draping,,,

From Crinolyn


From PettiLover

"Just found some nice pictures about Dior`s skirts, presented in a museum in England. Here are a couple."

Appropriate area



Engaging fancy Lolitae

1
Mar

 19

3
 entries

 


Dior, 1951

Designer area

 

Today's Perk

From  Crinolyn


John N.:

His Stairs contribution