Posts Tagged ‘Woman’s Own’

How any age can be attractive

This is my last part of the 1956 Woman’s Own feature “The art of being more attractive” This is the centre fold and it reveals secrets to be more attractive across 5 decades. Some is the usual stuff, but some is a little more surprising! In the Nursery This a beauty advice for 3 year […] Read more…

The art of being more attractive part 2

So, yesterday we should have established what our friends thought of our appearance. How many of you were brave enough to actually ask them? No, don’t worry I havent gone mad. I was sharing an article called “The art of being more attractive” from an old Woman’s Own magazine dated 1956. Now its time, in […] Read more…

The art of being more attractive

Think you’re quite attractive? Well before you answer that, let me share with you an article from Woman’s Own magazine  written in 1956. It is a 6 page guide with the opening questions: Why do some women attract friendship and success How can you make the most of your looks at any age Men, what […] Read more…

Spotlight on Blouses

Todays spotlight is on the blouse. A wardrobe classic, it is the perfect garment to wear with this winters 1940s look. Elegant and simple it looks perfect with a pencil skirt, wide leg trousers and even with your jeans. And you don’t have to actually find a 1940s version..there are loads of great vintage blouses […] Read more…

They’ve been framed

For all the people who have read our blog “We’ve got it covered” all about our lovely collection of 1940s/50s Woman’s Own magazines…here are some pictures of them now framed and hung up in our home. In the hall, above the telephone table we chose the 1945 cover of a woman on a red phone […] Read more…

We’ve got it covered

I treated myself to 12, yes 12, vintage Woman’s Own magazines last week. They date from as early as 1939 with the latest being 1957. They are great inspiration for my magazine articles for Vintage Life magazine….sometimes a tiny piece, even an advert will trigger an idea off in my mind. For those who regularly follow […] Read more…

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