Teddy Girls of the 1950s…Rocking the Gibson Girl of the 1900s

A couple months ago I posed a question on the Bobby Pin Blog. It centered around the thoughts of young people and their experimentation with vintage looks. You can see the original post here. Something to Ponder.My question was, "Do you suppose the teenager of the 1950s questioned the look of the 1920s, but coveted ...

The History of a Lady’s Handkerchief

The history of the handkerchief and its uses by a lady are vast. I was inspired to write this post by a scan of an article I saw on the website Inherited Values, a great website for reading random articles about antiques and the history of stuff. The scan came from a 1940 Modern Woman magazine ...