Tag Archives: 1940s 1950s

The Rise and Fall of Mme Gres

I have recently become particularly enamoured with the fantastic French designer Mme Grès who specialised in statuesque Grecian mid-century masterpieces of fashion.  Despite her work being extraordinarily popular she does not sit alongside the other fashion greats of this period … Continue reading

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Christian Dior’s ‘New Look’ of the 1940s and 1950s

Recently I have been particularly taken with ‘The New Look’, which was the major shift in post-war fashion in the late forties.  I find this style particularly interesting as you can really see the beginning of the 1950s shapes which … Continue reading

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Lena Hoschek – 1950s Fashion on the Catwalk

This blog is purely self-indulgent as I love any excuse to drool over images of Lena Hoschek’s world.  I use the term world because Lena incorporates her distinct style into all aspects of her branding, so not only are the … Continue reading

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Put Together the Perfect 1950s Outfit

Sometimes I take it for granted that people who visit our boutique or website know exactly which items to put together to make the perfect 1950s-style outfit.  Upon realising that some of you ladies need some ideas and inspiration about … Continue reading

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Polka Dot Fever – 1850s to 1950s

Here at Lady JoJo’s we unreservedly love polka dots so when we saw it all over this season’s catwalks and in so many high-street shops we got a little bit excited.  Remember when leopard print was all over the shops?  … Continue reading

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In Memory of Jane Russell

I am going to go a little off topic and focus on the gorgeous Jane Russell for this blog entry.  As a former film student, hours upon hours spent watching icons such as Russell inspired my passion for this era … Continue reading

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New Photoshoot with Wardrobe by Lady JoJo’s

We have had some very beautiful images back from a recent photoshoot by the fabulous Cristina Carra Caso for which we provided the wardrobe.  Considering this shoot took place in the depths of winter when we had next to no … Continue reading

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