Ooh, my favorite!


“Beautiful Girls in New York”
May 1, 2012, 7:06 am
Filed under: Fashion, Nostalgia, Vintage

Beatrice Rorke

The only thing better than ogling the latest street fashion photography is finding these images from the LIFE magazine archives…all the way back from 1944! Alfred Eisenstaedt (perhaps most well-known for the V-J Day Kiss in Times Square) photographed these ladies in front of Rockefeller Center as part of a series called Beautiful Girls in New York.

I have a small collection of vintage dresses that I adore and each time I wear one I feel effortlessly stylish and elegant, just like these lovely ladies do here. There’s something magical…even ethereal about vintage dresses that just can’t be duplicated with something new.  And don’t you find it so interesting that each of these outfits is still completely relevant today? (By the way, I’ve got some great vintage shops to share if anyone’s interested.)

Oh, and can we talk about the hats, gloves, and shoes? Polished from head to fingers and toes!

Delma Byron

Eileen Moore

Ginger Sokoll

Iris Abel

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