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Nargis illustrated by colonelhathi at tumblr. I love the daffodils (aka nargis flower) at the side as a finishing touch.  And divine blouse. Here are the screencaps on which it is based. Which kind of makes the illustration even more … Continue reading

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Bright Young Things in the 1940s

For upper class fashions of the late 1940s you can go no further than Andaz (1949) in which Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Dilip Kumar and Cuckoo play giddily modern Bright Young Things. The centrepiece of the film is Nargis and the actress looks perfect in … Continue reading

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The 1940s post

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  The blouses in the 40s – apart from the ubiquitous choli – reflect wartime fashions in the West and have touches like scalloped neck lines, trims, collars and the like. Though most omit the strong shoulders. Nargis – whose … Continue reading

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The 1940s Blouse

Wondering if the 1940s blouses were influenced by the boxy look of wartime fashions in Europe.

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