Update Log
 

 

FEBRUARY 2018

 

28
Feb

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

From this year's Oscars

Lady Gaga


Alice, twirling
and displaying

From Crinolyn


From BB Bloomer:

John Galliano, 1995

Appropriate area



Washington treat

Ballet area


,

27
Feb
 19

5
 entries

 

 

Fetish vinyl 'ballerina'

Cocktail dress by Jacques Fath, 1955
(Yes, longer hemlines were in vogue for certain occasions)

    From
Crinolyn   
   

Appropriate section


John N.:

Stylized hoop

(maybe Betsey Johnson?


Dancin' the night away...

Sylvia Marie sent this
 

26
Feb

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

From yesterday's Oscars:

Keira Knightley


Unidentified German event

From Crinolyn


A GREAT example of lacy Steampunk

Underpinnings for an Era cocktail dress?


ONGOING ALERT

Soon, our alternate old email address (pettipond@aol.com) will no longer be available.
 
Please use our long-standing email address
(pettipond@pettipond.com from now on.
We will continue to monitor the old one until 16 March, after which it will be defunct.
 

 

25
Feb
 19

5
 entries

 

 

Working on new 'balloons' area, this with sundress!

When girls went to school looking like girls...

    From
Crinolyn   
    
More such

John N.:

Lolita duo on a nice set,
one bell-shaped


Tutu trio

Kristi sent this
 


Michelle: "Those dresses featured in recent photos by Elaine Flowers can be bought at Vivien of Holloway.
The halterneck circle dress comes in many sizes,  patterns, and colors."

24
Feb

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Many find twirling much fun!


The Perk surfaces again!

From Crinolyn
 


Kitchen retro

Sylvia Marie offers this beautiful
example of Era unique
diversity

23
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

Understated Lolita

Ballerina Elena
Alexandrovna Smirnova, Early c20th


    From
Crinolyn   
 

John N.:

Beautiful gown, but picture
looks a bit altered


Charming!

Kristi sent this

22
Feb

 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Modern cancan at the Moulin Rouge
Unusual in the sense that they appear to be petticoats,
not just ruffles on the inside of the skirt; MUCH more exciting!

Of course, ALL the layers could on th underside of the skirt; then all is moot.
 


Era advertisements.
The 'trumpet flare' is especially appealing!

From Crinolyn
 


Elaine Flowers:

School Dance ? <g>


Two perspectives on Alice

21
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

Ken R.:

[Caption] From 1959, pretty senior student Judy Haydel  poses in a
beautiful gown as reigning queen at a recent ball in Houma, La.  he plans to attend the Mardi Gras ball in Washington. Wow!  Photo credit: stamped
Webb Studio, Houma, La. January 27, 1959.
 


 
Translucency

    From
Crinolyn   
 

John N.:

Eastern Slovakia

Folk section


Spreading the wealth...

Elaine Flowers sent this

20
Feb

 19

4
 entries

 

 


John N.

GG sissy!

Her shoes are special!


Petti with corset
(Her hair is a wonderful contrast!)

From Crinolyn
Twirl section


Elaine Flowers:

Another sundress with polka dots unfurling her petti.


Coming full circle with another
GG sissy

From Kristi

 


,

19
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

Elaine Flowers:

Polk-dotted sundress reveals



Janet Leigh on 1953 poster entitled

"Walking My Baby Back Home"

    From
Crinolyn
  



John N.:

Poster for an event
we'd
like to see!

 


Cutesy bridal froufrou

From Kristi

18
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 




Overly-p
erky maid? <g>

From Crinolyn


Elaine Flowers:

Two views of the same
 pretty sundress


Pretty gingham-clad gal

From Kristi


,

17
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

Beautifully-designed
 Era gown



Cute maid!


    From
Crinolyn
  

Love the red backside
of the skirt
 
 



John N.:

Actress Ashley Jones

 


Actress, model & director

Kristen Stewart

From Kristi

16
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 


From this 2016
article on fashion

From Crinolyn


Primo cocktail dress

From Kristi


John N.

In 1954, Dior's iconic' New Look' fashion in polka dots was the best-selling.
In 2013, winter runway fashions seemed to time warp back to that delight era.

Designer section


1956 advertisement

15
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

Jelt and John N.:

Retro sundress


Hanging pettis!
Fun shopping in
The Era!


    From
Crinolyn
      


John N.:

A 'peek' into The Era

 


A little dark, but that adds to the intrigue

From Kristi

14
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

Car of interest

From Crinolyn



A legacy (1800s) example of erotica of
the period, displaying petticoats galore
.

Pertinent section

 


John N.

...provides the gown Amy Adams wears in the 2007 film Enchanted

...and right appears to be a 'meet the fans' take



Jelt provides this very cute Lolita

 

13
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Spanish influenced design


Most welcome sight on the steps

    From Crinolyn       



From Sylvia Marie:

Expansiveness
 


Diana Ross at this year's Grammys

Another we have of her

12
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 Square dance winner

From Crinolyn


Rob K.:  
Videos From Tomo Koizumi’s
2019 Fall Winter Collection. 
 #1   #2


John N.:

A party dress we can all enjoy!!



She fell?

From her namesake

 

11
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Brit singer Cheryl Ann Cole


Sundress and variation

Seventeen Magazine, May,1958

    From Crinolyn       


Malcolm from the UK:

Packard with fluff!


10
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

Malcolm from the UK:

Alice on the steps


Copa Cabana Girls,
presumably during The Era

From BB Bloomer


John N.:

Along with a "Windy" section, we are considering an "Unfurling/Flourishing/Dishing" section These will inaugurate it..



...and (la)Bee, our well-poised Pinup, offers this for our Windy Section, soon to debut.

 

9
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Encouraging us all to attend theater
more often by
extending her charm


Juxtaposition on the steps

    From Crinolyn       


With these two pictures, Malcolm from the UK has inspired us to debut (soon) a new "Windy" section


Lovely sundress,

from Sylvia Marie 

 

8
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Tutu heaven with a
beautiful hooped version


More Alices,
one creased

From Crinolyn


Era ad, from Lingerie Lover


Parasol, from
Sylvia Marie 

 

7
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Action!


Extension of charm

    From Crinolyn       


  Rockettes (1967)

From Nancy N.



Gorgeous Era wedding gowns

(L) Brides Magazine 1958

(R)  1958


6
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

D.J. 'Shangela' Pierce at this year's
Screen Actors Guild Awards


     Nostalgia from Crinolyn       

Pretty Lolitae, one with parasol


A couple of designers
:

(L) Alexander McQueen, fall 2010

(R) Givenchy, by Alexander McQueen, spring 1999

 

One more day off - next Update will be 6 February (Wednesday)

 

4
Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

John N.:

Era advertisements

Crease on left


Mistress says, "No pain killers!"
Just petticoats and her orders!

    From Crinolyn       


Musical stars Madge Elliott and Cyril Ritchard’s wedding,
St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, 16 September 1935


More petti-inspired Steampunk

 

3 Feb
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Pretty presentations


More Alices

From Crinolyn

One creased, one going off the deep end, one yelling/laughing, and one thespian


Gowns of interest

We see Miss Bardot
wearing this outfit a lot

2
Feb
 19

5
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Kelechi Susan Watson at this year's
Screen Actors Guild Awards


Sears catalogs

(L)1956  (R)1959

   
From
Crinolyn
      


Extending her charms...

From Abby Rhodes



Not your average Steampunk

 


As recently discussed, we occasionally run across an archival Update very much worth reposting;
 in the same vein, here is a link sent by BB Bloomer in 2003:

"Video:  Le Loup - CHANEL N°5 advertising from 1998.