Posts Tagged ‘ Veronica Lake ’

Beauty is Duty

June 5, 2014
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WW2 40's Beauty

Alameda Point celebrates stars and stripes with history as a former naval air station. It was de-commissioned in 1997. That’s when we started producing our outdoor monthly antiques faire on the jet runways. From 1949 to 1953, the Navy based the Lockheed R6V Constitution—the largest airplane ever at NAS Alameda. After the base closed, the USS Hornet became a museum ship and is a popular attraction for Alameda Point today. Alameda’s 4th of July parade brings thousands of patriotic Americans to the hometown spectacle every year. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. In honor of... Continue reading

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Frighteningly Fabulous Fashions

August 25, 2011
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Veronica Lake looking drop dead in leopard print

The fog rolls into the bay and the icy blonde with dark motives has her cash in hand waiting for first stab at the early buy. Will she get the accessory to the crime? The fall runway collections are an air of smoky lady-like, 1940’s film noir chic with tailoring right out of World War II. Go for vintage and find one of a kind glamorous fashion that designers are still inspired by today. Plan to play dress up with strong silhouettes & accessories. Head to holiday parties in glittering gold or candy-colored bijous, vintage furs & marabou jackets. Don’t forget your chapeau this fall to create the ultimate aura of mystery. Gloves are a... Continue reading

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