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Frill, Ruffle and Furbelow in the 1930s

Frills, ruffles, furbelows in the 1930s. It is interesting to see the same feature employed differently in the three stills. The women L to R: Imogen Cunnigham, Devika Rani, Kanan Devi  

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The Indian Flapper

  I didn’t do this post for awhile because I wasn’t able to locate any good pictures, apart from the usual ones of Devika Rani circulating on tumblr, though of course I have posted on fashions of the 20s and 30s. So this post … Continue reading

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The 1930s Actress Post

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The “Flapper” Blouse

Probably from the 1930s with Devika Rani channeling her inner flapper. The sari brooch needs to make a comeback. The heroines of 1920s and 1930s Indian cinema were kickass. Pic from The Hindu Photo Library.

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