Update Log
 

JANUARY 2019

 

31 Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

30
Jan
 19

5
 entries

 

 

John N.:

(L) A bit sloppy...
(R) That's better (Balenciaga)

 


Prepping at an Anne Fogarty fashion show, August 1951.
Photo by Nina Leen for Life magazine
Anne was known as the "Petticoat Queen" in the 50s

From
Crinolyn
          Example


Pertinent Steampunk

 



The steps and gown
are the thing

 


As noted yesterday, we occasionally run across an archival Update very much worth reposting; this is also from 2009:

A video link from Crinolyn, this one is a bridal salon video from Russia, but contains some 'interestings.'  First it looks like young man and his female friend are leaving with a petticoat in a plastic bag - she looks apprehensive, almost looking to see if anyone sees them leaving!  About thirty seconds into the video a young lady prances about a bit in a bridal petticoat.  Later on she tries on several wedding dresses.

29
Jan
 19

5
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Jellyfish costume


Splendid pleats!

Looks like on a highwaisted frock

From Crinolyn


Vera Wang creations
(L) Fall, 2009
(R) Spring/summer, 2012

Designer area 



Colorful ballerina line

Sent by Sylvia Marie  


Occasionally, we run across an archival Update very much worth reposting; this is from 2009:

A special vidclip  pointed out by Crinolyn - the very charming "No knickers" advertisement from 1987.

28
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Pretty presentations


Some Alices

From Crinolyn



Lolitae of note

 


Ken R.:

"A lovely soprano from Norway, Sissel Kyrkjebo,  singing a nice rendition of 'Shenandoah'. She wears a lovely gown."

27
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

Alice is upset!

From John N.


These are probably Czech folk costumes.  Interesting to note that
each display a 'straight' under-petti for modesty.  Reminds us of
Lawrence Welk's policy of requiring such of dancers
on his show.

From Crinolyn


Model at a German event
(displaying nice
creases)

Pretty girlish pastels
(We're assuming Lolita)

From Malcolm in the UK

26
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

Three Lolitae a'lovin'


Sweet Alice with creases

From Crinolyn



Fiery
runway selection

John Galliano, designer

 



One time when the tattoo complements the gown

Sent by Jean L.

  

25
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Nice frocks...

From John N.

Sundress area


Red under white is...refreshing!

From Crinolyn


'Ant's view' Upskirt

From Kristi


Lolitae can be so cute!

24
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

John N.:

"Bringing the wow factor! Kate Beckinsale looked nothing
short of extraordinary as she attended the Producers
Guild Of America Awards
in Los Angeles on Sunday."

Ed:  Must admit, though, she looked strained.


Demure Alice

From Crinolyn


Pastel Southern bell

Sent by Sylvia Marie


   Pure fluff!
 

   From Malcolm in the UK

23
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Nice crease...

From John N.

Sundress area


Ballerinae en tutae

From Crinolyn


The Perk,
with pleats!

From Kristi


A couple of car pictures,
one from the set posted 16 Jan

From Malcolm in the UK

22
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

Triple tutu

From John N.


Sears catalog, 1963

From Crinolyn


Excellent Lolitae

   Looks like ONE imaginative bride!
 

   From Malcolm in the UK

21
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Perspective...

From John N.


Catalog pages
From Crinolyn

(L) Lana Lobell
(R) Unidentified
 


Gothic Lolita

A couple of stairs pictures

from Malcolm in the UK

20
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

A couple of charmers
to gaze upon

From John N.


Be careful, honey!

From Crinolyn


Lolitae, one bell-skirted, the other almost so

...and a couple of stair shots
from Kristi

19
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

One of the better Quinceañera
gowns we've seen

From John N.


This gal likes her antiques!

Sent by Malcolm in the UK


Sweet Lolitae of different ilks



Ah!
Alice!

From Crinolyn

 

18
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Pinup beauty

From John N.


A couple of Bardot images which are only a very tiny bit different
than two which are already on her page, but worth saving.


...and one of Janet Leigh that is only a smidge different than the one on HER page, which is in color.

A couple of nice views

From Kristi

17
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Love those peeks!

From John N.

Sundress area


Virginal white?

Sent by Sylvia Marie


Virginal white.
For sure.


Here are two Era advertisement tableaus worth keeping

From Crinolyn

(L) Seventeen Magazine May 1958
(R) Vicky Vaughn Junior 1959

16
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Disney Alice

From John N.


Happy Christmas from
Gina Lollobrigida en mermaid

Sent by Stephen K.


Car pettis

From Crinolyn

Extravagance

From Kristi

15
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

Appears to be a delightful Betsey Johnson bridal number

From John N.


We may have posted this before,
but it's worth a second look

Sent by Crinolyn


(La)Bee has sent a wonderful clip from the 1955 Joan Crawford film

Female on the Beach

This ranks up there as one of the best 'struggle scenes' (along with 'Back to the Future')
Make sure you view all the way to the end!

Crinolyn optimized and augmented this clip -what talent she possesses

Happy bride assessing her situation

14
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

Classy advertisement

From John N.


Twirling Alice

Sent by Malcolm in the UK


Shades of Marie Antoinette

From Crinolyn

Artistic rendition of the tutu

From Kristi

13
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 


Brides of The Era

From John N.

 


Legacy ruffles

Sent by Sylvia Marie


Sitting pretty...

From Crinolyn

Lolita section


Malcolm in the UK's
stairway contribution

12
Jan
 19

5
 entries

 

 

 

 


 


Holly Taylor at this year's Golden Globe Awards

From John N.


Cheerleaders doubling up

From Crinolyn


Aaaawwww...

Lolita area
Stairs area


Only an SUV will work here!

Sent by Malcolm in the UK


Yvette, our 85th Poufbunny Pinup, has added this picture to her collection.

The Others

11
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 


Heidi Klum at this year's Golden Globe Awards

From John N.

 


Whoa! Talk about extending her charm!
A bit much, you think?

Sent by Alice


Enchanting!

From Crinolyn

Ballerina section


Lolitae, one on the stairs

10
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

Beautiful pastels

From Javier



Don't follow TOO close!

From John N.
Bikes area 


These wedding bells
 should be pleasant!

From Javier
Bridal froufrou area


Nice scenery from Germany(?)

Sent by Malcolm in the UK


9
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 


Model Barbara Mullen in dress of tiny tucks in handkerchief cotton in pink on blue by
Mollie Parnis, Vogue, April 1, 1953

From Crinolyn

 



J-pop
/CosPlay

From John N. 

 


Sylvia Marie shares this cute Era shot

Era shots

From Abby Rhodes

 

This will be the last Update for now; they will resume on January 9th (Wednesday)

 

4
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 


 

Debutante group
fussing with their gowns...

From Kristi



A rather exceptional photo
Colors are well-chosen

From John N. 


Can't resist posting pleats; but
this one could use a light petti, as long
as it wouldn't break he line too much

From Crinolyn


Unidentified singing group

From Abby Rhodes

3
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 


A favorite bridal froufrou from
Kristi
 



Sweet pastels

From John N. 

 


Yellow goodies

Nostalgia - 1957 home shot

From Abby Rhodes

2
Jan
 19

4
 entries

 

 

 

 


Lolita takeaways of the day
 



Pretty pretties

From John N. 

 


Appears to be a legacy dirndl

From Crinolyn


Lovely memory shots
(left, a bit intriguing)

From Abby Rhodes

1
Jan
19

5
 entries

 

 

 

             

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018

Thank You for All of Your Support!
 

 


Lolita with parasol, one with doll
 



Peeks are divine!

From John N. 

 


Teen girls, probably on their way to a Friday Teen Hop
 (as teen dances were called during The Era).

From Crinolyn


Pleasant Era scenario

From Abby Rhodes


TOTALLY oblivious!!!