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Thirties make-up tutorial

Need help making the best out of your facial features with a little make-up? Then check out this short 1936 make-up video tutorial 'Secrets of Make-up', which shows how to get the best cupids bow lips and...
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Inspirational gallery: Twenties stars

The women of early cinema and stage still fascinate with their wide-eyed innocence, vampish charms and confident sexuality. Here is a little gallery of Twenties and early Thirties stars whose style, wit and...
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Mysterious girl: Tina and the art of J.H Lynch

You may not know her name or where she came from, but chances are you’ll know her face. “Tina” the mysterious and exotic painting by the equally mysterious J.H Lynch has graced our walls since her birth...
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Sixties style icons

One of Liz Kennedy's  favourite eras to draw inspiration from is the Sixties, a decade which bursts at the seams with creative confidence and energy. A time when fashion and music ran wild together and...
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Lauren Bacall: the lady and ‘The Look’

The Old Hollywood set is brimming with style icons. One of the stand out faces and personalities from the Forties, which still continues to fascinate us today, is Lauren Bacall. Alison Rowley looks at...
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Flappers – how to do Twenties make-up

The Roaring Twenties heralded liberation for the fairer sex, from the abandonment of the corset to the celebration of the pillar-box red pout - so if you want to revamp your look, the fresh faces of the...
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How to find the perfect vintage bag

Vintage: you love the movies, you wear the clothes, you've even mastered some pretty fancy hair, so what's next? Topping off your vintage look with the right accessories can be fun, but it can also be a...