Got the *Blues*, Baby?

Discussion in 'Beauty' started by MissElainey, Oct 13, 2010.

  1. MissElainey

    MissElainey Familiar Face

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    I love the pink photo thread and the green one... So here's a thread for beautiful blue vintage! I found this dress just googling "blue 1940's vintage dress", maybe by "Carlyle".. It's navy silk... Gorgeous!
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  2. Puzzicato

    Puzzicato One Too Many

    I want that dress! How stunning!
     
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  5. HadleyH

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    and if we are talking powder blue... you tell me if it gets better than that! very light, very easy on the eye.


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  6. Kiri

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    I would agree if the color look any good on me Hadley. Unfortunately I look terrible in powder colors, give me rich jewel tones any day. :) On other people I think it's lovely though!
     
  7. HadleyH

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    Ok ... then we can move on, no problem, what do you think of this aquamarine blue gown Grace Kelly is wearing? I personally think the color is so restrained so subtle and elegant,,,, i love it! ( and no, it's no green )


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  8. MissElainey

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    That is a gorgeous gown! I agree, only certain people can pull off the pastels. I'm what they call an "autumn", with red hair and hazel eyes. Pastels make me look washed out or sick, but that doesn't mean I can't appreciate a lovely dress.
     
  9. Lady Jessica

    Lady Jessica One of the Regulars

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    MissElainey: I love deep bright blues. Cobalt(?) blues look fabulous on me, I think they might work for you too. I'm a pale red-haired hazel-eyed gal. Pastels are lovely and I love powder blue. I'm not sure if I looked washed out, it was dark outside!
     
  10. dhermann1

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    Jean Shrimpton, right? Mmmmmm . . . .
     
  11. annet

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    i love blue... navy is a staple in my wardrobe. i don't look good in pastels though... my prom dress was a bright teal, too bad i don't have any good pictures of it! everyone was in black jersey with sparkles, bleh:

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    (not at prom, but a video shoot for a commercial my boyfriend was in... it was a dream sequence in which he was a famous actor and i was his belle :p)
     
  12. MissElainey

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    Oh yes, I love the darker blues, especially cobalt. I also love vintage hats. Isn't this one just divine? Saw it on ebay, but couldn't afford it, alas.
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  13. HadleyH

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    Yes, that's correct! It is Jean Shrimpton! :)

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    I personally think it's a myth to think that pastels don't look good on redheads, it all depends really, it can look very nice like these photos prove!

    actress Debra Messing
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    British model Lily Cole wearing a Chanel gown.
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  14. 40'sfetish

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    My Bridesmaids dresses were this colour, in some photos they look green and in others blue, they looked amazing
     
  15. RodeoRose

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    Ohhh, Grace's gown is gorgeous! It's almost a minty or seafoam color... so so pretty.

    I can't say if blue is necessary my most flattering color, but I kid you not, I have at least ten vintage dresses that are light blue. I guess I'm just naturally drawn to that color; my walls, floor, bed canopy, and many of my things are also a robin's egg or dark blue. It's sort of odd now that I think about it... I wonder if other people have noticed.
    I don't wish to overload you all with pictures of my monochromatic wardobe, haha, but here are some pics of my own blue dresses I found in my flickr:
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    This one's green and blue brocade; it's bluer in person:
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  16. annet

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    i love that last dress!
     
  17. Land-O-LakesGal

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    Very Cute Rodeo Rose
     
  18. RodeoRose

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    Thanks ladies!!

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    These gals aren't exactly style icons, but I think their powder blue suits are adorable!
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  20. Steampunk_Doll

    Steampunk_Doll New in Town

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    I was named after Grace Kelly =D
     

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