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December November Smatterings

Updates will be suspended for a few days. Updates will resume Wednesday, 22 January

17
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 


Retro trio with parasol

From John N.

 


 

Lovely perspective

From Kristi   


Class on the floor...

From Sylvia Marie


Well put together!

Appropriate area

16
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Era wedding bliss

From John N.


Pastiche

From Kristi 
 


Era teen dancing

From Sylvia Marie


Short steps, long crinie

F
rom Malcolm in the UK

15
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Many a girl's fantasy bridal gown

From John N.


More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's)
resurrected pictures
(See here) - frou cache

 


Forest twirl

From Sylvia Marie


Back yard flourish

From Malcolm in the UK

14
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

A bit of a goth Lolita

From John N.



Creative pastiche

From Crinolyn


A classy "Alice's Fall"

by Madame Thenader

From Sylvia Marie


An 1897 magazine

Optimized by Rachael H.

13
Jan
20

5
 entries

 



 

 

Quite perky!

From John N.


Nicholas M. told us he would LOVE to participate
in an
extension of this sort of charm!


Fun!
(But one would think she would
have thought so as well...)

From Sylvia Marie


Karl K.:

Here are additional shots of the girl featured in the third entry of 11 Jan.


Over the past year or more, Sylvia Marie has enhanced images previously posted on the Update page. 
Many others have not been posted.  She has posted ALL enhanced images here.

 

12
Jan
20

5
 entries

 



 

 

Jennifer Garner, while filming scenes from the forthcoming film,
Yes Day

From John N.


Betty Grable, 1959

Certainly famous for her legs, her
maid costumes were delightful!

From Nicholas M.


Pinup flourish

From Sylvia Marie


Always interesting to watch a ballerina adjusting her shoes...
...and how they store the tutus!

From Sylvia Petty



 

11
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

The lay of this Era bride's skirt in
 this car doorway has a certain appeal...

From John N.


Extending her style,

Kristi-style


Karl K.:

"I have more photos of the girl
in the 
Dec. 27 and 29 entries."


Era high school line-up

From Sylvia Marie

ED: Wasn't it grand?


10
Jan
20

5
 entries

 



 

 

Grace Kelly in a hoop

From John N.


Delicious!

From Malcolm in the UK


A rather special Era shot

From Sylvia Marie


Lovely twirl

From Kristi 


Another from our archives (2011), worth a repeat:

Two versions of a vidclip by Zahia Dehar, pointed out by Crinolyn - excellent petticoated frock!:

#1    #2

"She is a former prostitute who is at the heart of a French sex scandal."
 

9
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Is she on a trampoline?*

From John N.


Colorful carousel?

From Crinolyn


A painting by
Konstantin Rrazumov


One of the better examples
 of pettis with corsets

From Kristi 

8
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Unidentified celebrity for our Stairs section

From John N.


Trans Disney star and now a Saved by the Bell actress
Josie Totah, at last year's GLAAD Awards

From Nancy N.     Source


Sofia Carson at this year's
 Golden Globe Awards


Fluffy bride

From Kristi 

7
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

For our high-waisted
(Empire) section

From John N.


Somebody left her on the front step!

This, from Malcolm in the UK


Dara:

This stage production ('Wonderland') was on in
2015 and seems to have disappeared into oblivion.*


A very sad story from Denise:

"The brave Franceska Mann was a Polish-Jewish dancer who was taken to Auschwitz in
1943. When she was ordered to strip, she did so in a provocative manner, which momentarily
distracted the guards. While they were admiring her physique, she quickly grabbed the roll
call officer's gun and shot him, killing him instantly. She wounded one other guard, and her
bravery inspired other prisoners to join her rebellion. Unfortunately, the rebellion was
unsuccessful and all the prisoners who partook in the rebellion were shot dead."


6
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Actress Betsy Pickering - 1960
Photo by Melvin Sokolsky for Harper's Bazaar

From John N.
Higher resolution provided by Charlotte


Two Alices

From Crinolyn


"At the Moulin Rouge, The Dance"
 by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, 1890


Fluffy staircase

From Kristi 

5
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Cloggers?

From John N.


Another mother/daughter

From Crinolyn


For our rather new
Floor and Bed section

From Sylvia Marie


Pleasant ballerinae line

From Kristi 

4
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Nice square dance twirl!

From John N.

(la)Bee: "With appliqués of Elvis Presley adorning their outfits, this is more like a R'n'R revival twirl!"


Leslie Caron rehearses  at the opera, 1950

From Crinolyn

Ballet section


This cage is for all to see!


Not sure in which category
to put this fluffy-ness*

From Kristi 

(la)Bee posits that this is probably Gadentanz; we agree, but were unable to decide whether it belongs as that or a drilldancer/cheerleader.
 

3
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

Ballet-related images, one a
nice photographic essay

From John N.


Artist unidentified, here is an excellent
Belle-époque painting featuring petticoats

Art section


From Sylvia Marie, an example of
the wonderful use of color


Undercover cancan

From Kristi 


2
Jan
20

4
 entries

 



 

 

High-waisted Lolita (Empire waist)

From John N.


Flourishing

From Malcolm in the UK


More of Pond Girl Allison's  (Betty Jane's)
resurrected pictures
(See here) - frou cache

 


Upskirts of the delightful kind
(R) Cheerleader or the such?

From Kristi 


1
Jan

 20

4
 entries

 

 

             

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020

Thank You for All of Your Support!
 


Youth square dancing

From John N.

 




"How many clouds of scented lace kiss each other under your skirt?"  
                                                                             
C. Govoni (1884-1965)

 
WHEN I SEE...
A fetching lass, enveloped in tulle,
declaring, defining the beauty of Man(kind)
Slim of waist, contours of mystery.
Dark tresses which defy description,
a mantel of the soul.
She leads on, unaware of her uniqueness--
Classic, haunting,
Deep auras of eyes
Deep vibrations from the heart
Deep color of the gentleness of her inner self.
I see jealousy
I see my yearning to take her place
I see, also, my utter, deadening sadness.
Tes Staylace -- July 12, 1992
Update Page Policies
Generally, updates are linked to the appropriate area so you do not have to search for it.  We keep updates for as long as six months,
after which we merge the individual entries into the appropriate areas of the site.  Very rarely is anything discarded.
Pettipond  ALWAYS attributes the source of pictures when possible.  Image contributions should include the source, when possible, so at least the site from which it is taken can posted with it. It makes no sense, and is unfair, to have the same image on the Internet more than once, especially if the site originally posting it doe not at least get the benefit of a link. If an image is not attributed, and later is found to be in violation of copyright laws, it will be removed.
The Pond is FIRSTLY a petticoat/bouffant/crinoline site, and SECONDLY a TG site.  Image contributions are always welcome and appreciated, but our policy is to not post TG images (with the exception of Poufbunny Parlor Pinups and the occasional VERY passable CDer (in our Flash Pinup section).  Please do not be offended - there are many TG sites on the Internet, but only ONE Pond, and we want also to be inviting to GGs and non-TG males who merely appreciate females in petticoats!
Pettipond Reflections response additions will NOT be listed in this area.


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