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1920s Makeup

Glamorous 1920s makeup ideas from all over the world. Your source for any art deco themed wedding or 1920s styled event. Gorgeous photos and inspiration pieces from the roaring twenties to today. Original vintage finds, tips, tricks, techniques, and more!

Art Deco Nail Art

Out and about recently I saw a girl with the most amazing art deco manicure, and I immediately realized: of course, NAILS needed to be a post! Can't believe we haven't done it already, though we've had some posts featuring 1920s Makeup... but check these out: If you're planning your wedding, you've probably already thought [...]

vintage-travel-wedding

What a beautiful vintage travel inspired shoot we have today, sent in from Gideon Photography and brimming with loveliness.... There's so many great travel-related visuals tied to the 1920s and art deco era (we've featured some cool ones before, like these vintage travel poster save the dates) and this styled shoot incorporates several uber-pretty vintage [...]

art-deco-wedding-makeup

Looking for 1920s wedding makeup inspiration? Pretty easy now, right? I love this brave new world of Pinterest and Tumblr and Google image search, and the ease with which you can find and collect the perfect images (back in MY day we had no such tools, young ladies! AND we had to walk ten miles [...]

Flapper Bride Feathers

I'm a fan of everything about this gorgeous art deco wedding inspiration shoot from Housley Photography. Lovely details through and through, especially the absolutely incredible hair and makeup on that perfect model! I've always been a fan of the dark-eyed flapper look on your wedding day, and this shoot features the perfect images to swoon [...]

Boardwalk Empire || 1920s Showgirls

Hello all! Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend so far. I'm very excited about tonight's return of one of the most stylish shows on television, Boardwalk Empire. This is a show that started out looking pretty, but being not-so-great (in my most humble of opinions), but by the end of last season it was [...]

1920s Bridal Hair

Well today we have quite a treat, in the form of this fantastic roaring twenties wedding inspiration shoot from Photo by AM Photography. The details here are fabulous (the light! that cake! Her makeup!). It's all lovely, all on point, and all inspired and inspirational. Love!  Models: Lauren Ashley Riales, Marissa Croft, Kelsey Clark, Jacob [...]

Great Gatsby Poster Baz 2012

Well, the trailer for Baz Luhrmann's long-awaited (or long-dreaded, depending on your tastes...) version of The Great Gatsby is here! That is... well, it is interesting. Interestingly scored, interestingly cast... there will certainly be lots to look at, style-wise. The Great Gatsby is a perennial favorite for vintage-wedding inspiration, and there is certainly a lot [...]

1930s Wedding

Many thanks to shoot coordinator and stylist Sarah over at Sarah Giggar Makeup Artistry for sending this beautiful 30s inspired (and overall inspiring) shoot our way. I just loved everything about these photos, starting with the location: the historic Hotel Florence building in Missoula, Montana. One of my favorite things about this shoot is how [...]