Young woman looking stylish in evening suit of chiffon, satin and velvet typical of 1930's fashions. UK, 1934. Don't you wish you could see more detail in her jacket? I think it might be awesome.
SModel wearing fashionable fur-trimmed coat with Russian Wolfhound dog at her side. 1929. Loving the hot dog!
SRussian woman grimly holding a slab of meat as other peasant women staunchly stand by in Siberia. 1931, by Margaret Bourke-White. You can literally see the determination in their faces. Strong, strong people.
SGood generic of woman operating sewing machine. UK, 1935. What is she making? A shirt? Pajamas? Another snappy shirtdress?
SPortrait of a woman in Harrar. By Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1935. Ooh, an Alfred Eisenstaedt. This one would be great framed. Harrar is a city in Ethiopia, btw.
SA Hungarian woman driving home the geese. Hungary, 1937. No one rocks embroidery like this anymore. No one.
SWoman sunbathing on the French Riviera. Cannes, 1938. Awesome how while everyone else is all covered up, the French are rolling their swimsuits to be more skimpy. Vive la France!
SFashion buyers watching a young woman model new lines of fashion. US, 1939. Fashion Week didn't always mean pandemonium and B-list stars.
SWoman receiving a beauty facial complete with mask. New York, 1937. By Alfred Eisenstaedt. The more things change, the more they stay the same! I just saw a terrifying Juvenique video on BoingBoing today!
SA man and woman smoke cigarettes while riding aboard the El Capitan. US, 1939. Something tells me this woman was a cool customer, fun to be around.
SA woman modeling a new fashion at the Country Club. Palm Springs, CA, 1939. Didn't Katie Holmes just wear this?
SA woman showing off her new play suit. Palm Springs, CA, 1939. I can't decide what I like better, her "play suit" or her manly, manly friend.
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