Update Log
 

JULY 2018

 

 

31
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asian delight!
Most likely a Jpop artist

Sent by Crinolyn


Gowns of delight...

From John N.

 


A proper swan


A couple of special mermaids...

Sent by Sylvia Marie

30
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imagine opening THIS closet door while
babysitting! Then imagine the possibilities!

Sent by Crinolyn


We miss those
 Era bridal dresses

From John N.

 


But modern brides can dress nicely, too!

From Kristi


 

Of course, what's underneath
is pleasant to gaze upon as well!
 

Sent by Sylvia Marie

 
 

29
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 


Repose in pretty polkas

From John N.


Pastel pretties

From BB Bloomer


So colorful!

Sent by Sylvia Marie

28
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beautiful sundress presentation,
from
Sylvia Marie


Ah!  The wonderful old days

Sent by Crinolyn


Two brides, one from
the twilight zone

From John N.


(R) Sabrina


Era feminine enjoyment

From Kristi

 
 

27
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cute retro pinup

Sent by Crinolyn


Fine displays

From John N.


1953 - Model Ivy Nicholson

From BB Bloomer


Fun on the rides

Sent by Sylvia Marie

More such here

26
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristi provides this still from the 2004 Japanese film

Kamikaze Girls

The "Baby the Stars Shine Bright" collection



 

Fantasizing...

From John N.


 



Matt L.:
 

Here's a gold mine of square dance clogging videos from West Virginia starring a group called the Patchwork Cloggers.

 

 
 

25
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steampunk ruffles!


Ruffles and corset!

From John N.


Sylvia Petty has presented her two most embarrassing moments

The others


Rainbow ruffles!

24
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

Alice light, but
certainly relevant

From Kristi


A fluffy little clogger

From both Alice and John N.


 

Gotta love The Perk!

From John N.


 


A nice little surprise from Denise!
"Kimbra has an interesting little white poufy dress in this video."

 
 

23
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disney twirling Alice

Sent by
her namesake

 


Love the flourish...

Sent by Crinolyn


Around 1952 really heralded the beginning
of the very bouffant popular style.
The more apparent that pettis are there, as here, the more exciting!

From
John N.

Sweet Lolita blog (French) -


Many pictures

From BB Bloomer

22
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheryl T. has sent some
stillclips from the 1977 film,
Pete's Dragon

"There are a few notable scenes in this movie, namely with Miss Reddy's tavern dance scene on top of the bar counter. There's also a
small bit where the dragon snags the petticoat of a rude schoolteacher onto a nail, causing it to rip off in front of the townspeople."


Alexa Davies at the London premiere of the new film,
Mama Mia: Here We Go Again

From Nancy N.


 

One word: Suave

From John N.


 



A prim and proper
Alice

Sent by
her namesake

 

 
 

21
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 


Feminine pastel ballerina

From Kristi

 


Don't know the context,
 but certainly nice to look at

Sent by Crinolyn


A pretty Audrey Hepburn portrait, she in repose

From John N.

Pleasantry by the sea

From BB Bloomer

20
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sheryl T. has sent some
stillclips from the 1970 film,
Rio Lobo

"There are only a few snippets in this movie, but primarily focus around Miss O'Neil's dashing from point A to B,
gathering up skirts and showing large portions of petticoat."
 


Jimmy Vargas:
"The alternative front cover of my forthcoming book Lust Angeles, featuring muse Liliana Scarlatta
working her tarantula crinolines. 
The book features intermittent references to froufrou to
keep readers intrigued amongst the noir tale."

 


 

From John N., a delightful still from the Audrey Hepburn film
Love in the Afternoon
(1957
)
Another we already have



 



Alice CosPlay

Sent by
her namesake

 

 
 

19
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sylvia Marie provides
these delicious mermaids


Flourish encounters
of two kinds

Sent by Crinolyn


80s wealth
Just tulle, but the accouterments
make it interesting


From John N.


Sundress by the sea

From BB Bloomer

 

18
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A couple of delights from Crinolyn


To go with the one Sylvia Marie posted on 16 July

Different shot


From John N., Lily James (Cinderella)

at the premier of the second take on Mia Mia

 


 


We have a few pictures relating to the TV series, Petticoat Junction (1963-70) on this page and this.

Alice has sent the color version of a publicity picture we have.

 

 
 

17
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pleasant art

Sent by Crinolyn


Halter dresses
from
John N.


Attractive advertisement

From Kristi

16
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A bit of panache...

Sent by Sylvia Marie



Not sure if this gown, sent by John N.,
is specifically a Spanish dance costume,or
merely a designer's use of the concept.

In any case, it is surely delicious!
 

Elizabeth Ann: "This is most likely 'a designer's use of the concept," like you've state.  Looks like a runway pose (and background), and the shoes are wrong for
dancing most cultural dances.  (I've done ballroom dance in both gender roles, and I would never attempt Spanish dance in those heels!) Love that dress, though!"


 


Cutie-pie
cosplayer

From Kristi

 

 
 

15
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sylvia Marie has sent this picture of
Loretta Young with the file name of theredlist'

We are unable to identify it on IMdb
Can anyone help?
 

Elizabeth: "I contacted 'TheRedList' and inquired as to how they came into possession of this particular picture.  Eventually, they replied.  The answer is
that most  (but not all) of the pictures on this web page were studio publicity photos, but NOT necessarily used as or for publicity for any particular movie.
  
Sometimes publicity pictures were taken and published just to keep an actor or actress’s name and face in the public eye."


Gotta love unfurling petticoats,
blowin' in the wind!

Sometimes better than a hoop

Sent by John N.


Nice swing shot from Crinolyn

 


Box pleats are special

From Kristi

 

14
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bob E:

Here's a great blog for fans of the bouffant. 
Many of the images link to the Japanese manufacturers...

 



John N. sends a couple
of pastel beauts

 


 

An interesting video, pointed out by Linda K.:

Vintage Petticoat Guide: Tips and Tricks!

 

 
 

13
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Pirouetting Alice

From her namesake


Eager to show

John N.



Nancy N. and
John N.:

Disney's The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
movie is scheduled for release early November.

 With    Sources:  #1  #2  #3

 


Crinolyn has provided this vidclip

excerpt from the 1972 film, 1776

Full clip can be seen on TCM!

12
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe A. provides these
images of sweetheart

Audrey Hepburn

to add to our collection,
two of which from this
photoshoot are already there


A most exuberant modern bride

From Crinolyn



John N. proffers one sassy pinup!
 


Publicity picture of Loretta Young
in the 1937 film

Second Honeymoon

From Sylvia Marie 

 
 

11
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Legacy cheerleaders

From Alice

Optimized by Sylvia Marie


Modern bride and groom

John N.



Bell skirt
on the runway

From Kristi

 


On the ladder it looks good, but
how will it look in the ground?

From Crinolyn

10
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bride on a swing

From Kristi

 


Froufrou in desolation

From Crinolyn



John N. contributes this spectacular Mexican costume


 


 

For our parasol collection

From Sylvia Marie

 

 
 

9
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Joe A. has provided this attractive
portrait of a Japanese lady, 1955

John N. provides this for our Nautical section

Sundress section

 


Sylvia Marie has sent these moving gifs of Loretta
Young's famous entrances on her Loretta Young Show


A couple of Era ads a cut above

From Crinolyn

8
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A message for some...

From Kristi

 


A cookout we'd love to be invited to!

From Crinolyn



John N. contributes a picture to add to our
Victoria Beckham collection

2006 Costume Institute Benefit Gala 


 


Pretty flower girl frock

From Sylvia Marie

 

 
 

7
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
A country-unidentified folk-costumed couple

From Chiffon

Geoff. in Australia: "This is a Czech Kroje (skirt) with very starched petticoats. The girl is wearing only three petticoats, generally they wear up to five of these heavily
starched cotton petticoats. Search ‘hody’ and/or ‘kroje’ and you should come up with photos or videos of Czech girls and women in costume. I have collected many videos
and photos of Hody celebrations and Kroje with petticoats. Certainly some of the girls obviously know the power of petticoats as they ‘flaunt’ them frequently."

 


John N. provides this for our Coat Frocks section

 

 


A cutie Lolita

From Sylvia Marie


Angela Cartwright on the Make Room for Daddy TV show
(LaterThe Danny Thomas show)
She was almost always dressed this way!

From Crinolyn, to add to our collection
More of her
here


 

6
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Panniers on the runway

From Kristi

 


This type of faux leather over
a petticoat is quite refreshing

From Crinolyn



Balloons!

From John N.
 


Another Alice Lon on the Lawrence Welk Show

(See 29 June)

From Sylvia Marie

 

 
 

5
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Russian YouTube video, sent by Crinolyn, is CHOCK FULL of petti-ed frocks!

 


.
John N. has provided these Elizabeth Taylor

 pictures to add to our collection.

The late beauty was a great fan of The Bouffant

 


Contrast...

From Kristi


 

An rather evocative photo from Sylvia Marie

 

 

 4
Jul
 
18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

For our Swings Section (Era)

From Kristi

 


A fine Russian site

From Crinolyn



Presumably this is Alice
, but it
goes so well in our Upskirt Section

From John N.
 


Extending her charm...
...whilst asleep

From Sylvia Marie

 

 
 

3
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crinolyn has spent some time optimizing this great runway video, which features bell skirts, one with pleats

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada fashions
at the Cibeles Madrid Fashion of 2010


 

Interesting frocks.
The ones at right sm
acks of Spanish dance.

From
John N.

 


A real treat!

Jill has provided this indispensible original Era photo
 (with crease, don't ya know)


 

Eye candy from Sylvia Marie

 

 

 2
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abundant perkiness!

(L) From  the group on this page

From Kristi

 


Interesting design

From Crinolyn



Extending her charm...

From Sylvia Marie

 

 
 

1
Jul
 18

4
 entries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Bridal froufrou on the stairs...
Sometimes crowded pettis
are preferable to hoops

From
John N.

Chiffon submits two more Era Canadian advertisements 


A poufy Christmas

From Crinolyn


 

Sylvia Marie contributes this girls' delightful outfit