I was going through some my antique fashion magazines recently looking for just the right pictures to fill a few old frames. I was lucky enough to find an entire suitcase full of these antique magazines at a yard sale last summer and I'm still having fun every time I go through them searching for interesting graphics. This issue of The Designer caught my eye when I noticed it was from August 1911 - one hundred and one years ago.
My mission for finding some interesting pictures to fill the old frames came to an immediate halt when I got the urge to get out my August 2012 issue of InStyle and do a little
I was hooked as soon as I had this current issue of InStyle and the one hundred and one year old issue of The Designer side by side. Then I thought it would be fun to put a few collages together showing similar beauty products, accessories, clothing, and poses. It was a good thing I had other projects on my to-do list that day because I could have gone on and on....
Our style has changed over and over throughout the years, but we're still trying to be the best we can be. We still want our skin to look younger, our hair to be healthier, our bodies to look thinner, our clothes to be stylish, our lingerie to look good (without the non-rustable corsets), and our shoes and accessories to coordinate. We still need our sweet desserts, a refreshing drink, and of course, a little romance too.