Update Log

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

 

Present Month Updates Smatterings 

 
NOTICE

Two entries into this Update, I learned my mom died; am suspending all Updates until further notice

What a year!

 

26
Sep

 17

2
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

A great little Era shot, sent and enhanced by Sylvia Marie

More water


 

A 1955 Pedro Rodriquez creation

From Crinolyn

Design area

This also hearkens to another area

25
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pretty Kitty CosPlay

From Kristi

 


 

 

Dorothy Lamour in a clip
from the 1945 film

Masquerade in Mexico

 


 

 

Sylvia Marie has optimized this nice carnival image, originally presented on 24 Aug.


 


SQUARE DANCE! Captain Stubby & the Buccaneers.
Calls & Dance-Along instructions by Bill Shymkus.

(and from the back side) Columbia CL 1621
Photos - Henry Parker (probably the instructional photos--it says nothing anywhere about the cover photo.)     c1964    SD section
                                                                     

 

 

24
Sep

 17

5
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

More Lolitae
from Kristi

 

 

Not quite the phone issues we have today!


BB Bloomer sends
 this Era Dior design

More designers

 

 


Jitterbug!

From Crinolyn

Dance area

 

23
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lolitae from Kristi

Parasol area

 

 

 

 Brigitte Bardot with her son

From BB Bloomer


 

Back in the day, female tennis players often wore very feminine short skirts.  Here is one
 we already had in ou
r dedicated section, which
Sylvia Marie handsomely optimized.

(We had no interest in tennis, but, boy, did we attend!)
 


Doug M. offers this mature and curvy lady, Tiger Lily:

              

 

22
Sep

 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a charming,
fanciful presentation

Sent by Kristi

 

 


The FULLNESS of The Era!

From Crinolyn

Seaside Pettis

 

 

 

These legacy squaredancers sure are having fun!

Sent and optimized by Sylvia Marie
 


BB Bloomer sends this absolutely delightful unidentified design

More runway

 

 

21
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Existential...

Sent by Kristi

 

 

 

Sweetness!

From Malcolm in the UK


 

 

A MOST impressive Era advertisement

Sent and beautifully optimized by Sylvia Marie

Pleats area
 


 

BB Bloomer contributed this still from the 1959 film
The Female ("
La femme et le pantin"), with Brigitte Bardot

Off set

 

 

 

19
Sep

 17

5
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For the femmy section

Sent by Kristi

 

 

Great mermaid at the infamous Emmys!  TV star

Padma Lakshmi's

gown was something to drool over...

From John N.

   
 

 


 

 

Era advertisement

Optimized by Sylvia Marie
 

 


Biker gal!

From Malcolm in the UK

 

 

NOTICE

Personal considerations require us to suspend Updates after this one; the next Update will be 19 Sep.

 

14
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A square dance is a place at which it is
important where you choose to sit!

From Abby Rhodes
Optimized by Sylvia Marie

 

 

Bedroom machinations

From Sylvia Marie

 

 

Kendall Jenner (L) and Bella Hadid model at the
 Ralph Lauren fashion show in New York

From John N.   Designer area

 

 

Madame Grès, Spring 1953
REAL dress up!

From Crinolyn  Designer area

 

 

 

13
Sep

 17

5
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breezy and feminine

Makes one feel good just seeing

From Malcolm in the UK

 

 

Sleeping Beauty?  The Deliriously
Dreamy Family Musical (Pantomime)

Sources:   #1   #2

From Nancy N.

 

 

 

More of Brigitte Bardot

From BB Bloomer

 

 

 

This is actually a bell skirt, but what
an undercarriage it must take!
(...and that ugly exposed zipper!)

From Crinolyn

 

 

12
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exaggerated bell!

Sent by Kristi

 

 

PROUD of her petti!

From Sylvia Marie


 

 

Brigitte Bardot, 1960s

From BB Bloomer

 


 

A great addition to our Carnival Section

From Malcolm in the UK

 

 

 

11
Sep

 17

5
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A kind of 'retro' Spanish

From Malcolm in the UK

 

 

Kelsey Grammer's girl Mason struts the
catwalk at New York Fashion Week

From John N.

 

Ruffles galore!

From Abby Rhodes

Appropriate area

 

 

Era contemplative...

From Sylvia Marie


On 7 Sep, a still from Funny Face, with Audrey Hepburn,
was presented as an extract from a moving gif.

Crinolyn since has turned it into a video! (Plus!)

 

 

10
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Era actress Belinda Lee

Another

Sent by Abby Rhodes

 

 

Delightful!  Make sure you wear your
petti when painting your toenails!

From Sylvia Marie


 

 

Uber pleats!

Dior design, 1950

From BB Bloomer
Optimized by Sylvia Marie

 

 

 

Meghan Markle is Prince Harry's girlfriend,
rumor is that they will be engaged soon

From John N.

 

 

9
Sep

 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brook Burke Charvet and Derek Hough
perform in Dancing With the Stars 2005

From John N.

 

The Asham Stompers are an indigenous dance group from Manitoba, Canada. From Nancy N.

         


 

At home in The Era

From Abby Rhodes

 
 

Advertisements the way we like them


 
From Crinolyn

 

NOTICE:

Someone last week sent TWO images, which we lost. Can you resend?

 

NOTICE

Technical problems have put us in the position of, after this one, having to suspend Updates until further notice

 

7
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houston Ballet's
The Sleeping Beauty
 Spring 2016

From Nancy N.
More here
 

 

 

 

Era actress

Janis Carter

From Abby Rhodes

         


 

Recently, Kristi sent a moving gif of what appears to be
Audrey Hepburn in Funny Face
(1956). 
The file was difficult to work, so Crinolyn managed to extract a nice still.
We will add it to our collection.


 

 

 

Recently, Taylor Swift was a bridesmaid to her
best friend Abigail Anderson - NICE bridal gown!

From several people


  

 

6
Sep

 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A couple of folk dresses from David H.

(L) Morovian

(R) Serbian

 

 

 

 

Cozy car couple

From Kristi

         


 

Perfect dance perspective

From Abby Rhodes

 
 

This skirt-shape was very popular in the 50s -
it actually looks bell-shaped


 
From Crinolyn

 

NOTICE:

Someone yesterday sent TWO images, which we lost. Can you resend?

 

5
Sep
 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dramatic!  Designer unknown

From BB Bloomer
 

 

 

 

Nice retro cheesecake

From Abby Rhodes

         


 An exciting innovation!

Designer unknown


 
From Crinolyn

 

 

Reaching back into the Pretty Era

From Ed Nixon

 

3
Sep

 17

3
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy N. has found this car-savvy gal

Source


 

 

 

 

Latex-ed  fluff for our bondage section

From Kristi

Corsets and fluff

         


 

Pretty Alice, from her namesake

 

2
Sep
 17

2
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annette: Most likely on The Mouseketeers

From Kristi


 

Nancy N. has found yet another
 
blogger who loves petticoats


 

 

 

 

Great wallpaper for
girls' fashion mavens


  From Sylvia Marie
 


 

Elvgren did some amazing work!


 

 

 

1
Sep

 17

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy N. has found yet another fluffy blogger


 

 

 

 

Petti with corset

From Kristi

More

          


Look closely!


 
From Sylvia Marie

Nostalgia area

 

 

Diana Dors (1956); but someone most definitely touched up her pettis to make them fuller

From Joe A.     Her Pond Page