Sunday, 2 February 2014

January Round Up


A monthly round up of my favourite blog posts, articles and tweets covering appearance, glamour, history, vintage, style and women.  Oh and radium wherever I can find it.






An insight into the lives of 17th century women via The Lady


Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian

Men - if you're not a feminist, it's fine, just move on. Emer O'Toole in the Guardian.

Fashion of the Forgotten: Researching the Dress of Indentured and Enslaved Women 1750-90 via Two Nerdy History Girls

10 dangerous things in Victorian/Edwardian homes (lets just ignore the radium makeup pictured from that well known Edwardian decade the 1930s)

The History of Rimmel a fascinating post from Lisa Eldridge






Nuclear Glow Soaps erm- WANT!

Bejewelled Fingertips: a 1903 fad

Why does Amelia Earhart still resonate?







 

Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Glamourologist November Round up

A monthly round up of my favourite blog posts, articles and tweets covering appearance, glamour, history, vintage, style and women. 

A blog post from ReeRee Rockette about appearance and dressing glam every day.

Beauty Spells - would you buy one?

The eternal preoccupation  - How To Stay Younger and Prettier For Your Man


Palmolive 1915

Collecting Vintage Compacts - Palmolive 


19-year-old artist explores how appearance affects identity

Gender Presentation: An artist documents her experience of dressing more feminine to get a job

The Politics of Rihanna's Hair

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

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