Jane Russell: curvy girl in halterneck dresses designed by Travilla

You don’t believe that halterneck is one of the most femine cuts? Watch The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1956): Jane Russel’ dresses created by legendary costume designer Billy Travilla make sexy actress even more sexier.

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Turquoise (or sea-green) halterneck dress is a pure chic.

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Lana Del Rey thinks the same (in my opinion hair extensions spoilt Lana’s look).

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Comparison of two stars is showing that modern celebrities (Lana is just an example) possess much less charm and glow than old school divas (IMHO again).

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Jane dazzels in white dress as well.

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If miss Russell inspires you, check Pedro del Hierro‘ coral multiway dress: it allows you to create different looks wearing the same piece.

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Budget brand Peacocks has similar Envy Light Green Multiway Maxi Dress.

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If you don’t want to bother yourself doing draping, have a look at Pronovias‘ black Atos Style 31, Monique LhuillierFloral Halterneck Jumpsuit for special ocasions and H&M‘ pink Halterneck Dress (that bow must be cut and burnt) for daily life.

By the way, in The Revolt of Mamie Stover Jane wear halterneck swimsuit too.

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That what I call healthy curvy girl: thin extra layer of fat spreads evenly on all parts of the body.

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Jane looks amazing in floral dress with small «wings» on the back too.

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Make Your Simple Dress Great (again)

Think your dark little dress looks boring?

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Use tip from Judith Anderson’ character from a classic noir movie Laura (1944) and decorate it with not 1 but 3 brooches.

By the way, you can find a lot of beautiful vintage pieces on Susan Caplan website.

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I think 2 silver plated 1960s Vintage Trifari Brushed Leaf Brooches, gold plated 1960s Vintage Monet Swirl Brooch and Mango‘s Belt Cotton Dress will look very stylish together.

Stylish Fusion: Wild West leather + good old tweed + feminine shoes

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They say Wild West accessories look best with denim, but I think American West‘s Grand Prairie Multi-Compartmet Crossbody Flap Bag and leather Ladies’ Wide Cuff Bracelet will look cute too with Paule Ka‘s classic ¾ sleeve Dress In Tweed Gaze and Pumps In Smooth Perforated Leather.

Black Dress & French Jewellery

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Jil Jil Stuart‘s Chrissy in classy dress with illusion of deep decolette will look even more attractive if you decorate it with Les GeorgettesManchette Solair bracelet, Bague Ibiza ring and jewellery bag Sacbijou Le Mini Rouille which you can use as a clutch and Pierre Hardy‘s Dani Slingback shoes.

Pearls are the girls best friends too

Modern fashionistas almost forgot about pearls and that’s their big mistake – these gems (real and imitation) reflect the light and bring luminous glow to your skin.

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That’s why genius artist Jan Vermeer decorated his most famous model with a pearl earring.

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True diva Audrey Hepburn shines in Bvlguri’s necklaces in Bloodline (to be honest, this movie movie is awful and even miss Hepburn’s charm and her stylish wardrobe and posh jewellery can’t save it).

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Pearls on Debora Kerr’s draw attention to her beautiful shoulders and dress in Bonjour tristesse (1958) and heroine of Janet Leigh uses them to make her simple sweater more elegant in Touch of Evil (1958).

So as you can see pearl necklces have a wonderful quality – you can wear them with all kinds of clothing – black-tie, office and casual.

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Any of these 4 pretty pieces can add a hint of feminine chic to your look (clockwise): Ben-Amun‘s Long Pearl Strand Neclace Chezh Glass Pearls and Swarowsky crystals, Crystal Leaf Marquise Cut Station Pearl NecklaceMastoloni‘s Multicolor Keshi Freshwater Pearl Necklace and Tasaki‘s Sliced Necklace.

Not sure that pearls and jeans suit each other?

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Here are Nectar De Stagni’Shark Teeth & Cultured Fresh Water Pearl NecklaceCheap Monday‘s Tight Pure Blue JeansFonnesbech‘s Ella Shirt White and Tieks‘ Biscotti Patent ballerinas for an inspiration.

And without any doubt pearls necklace is a perfect partner for a coctail or evening dress.

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If you want to look sexy and classy at the same time decorate Ali & Jay‘s grey Wan’t Be Silensed Sheath or Phase Eight‘s red Astrid Maxi Dress with necklaces from Tasaki‘s Sliced collection.

From China With Chic

It’s hard to believe but some people think that label “Made in China” on clothes is a sign of bad quality. I’d like to advise those snobs sceptical minds to visit site of Shanghai Tang.

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Pink Silk Cotton Stone Button Short Sleeve Qipao Top, black 3/4 Sleeve Silk BlouseQuilted Jacquard Shorts and Gingko Embroidery Tassel Silk Box Clutch are real pleasure for fashionista’s eye.

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Shanghai Tang‘s knitwear is a pure luxury. I like Cashmere Silk Long Sleeve Lined Royal Leaf Zip Cardigan (silk lining make this piese even more posh) and Cashmere-Silk Reversible Jade Cardigan.

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And as dress obsessed person I have no other choice but to fall in love with Wool Contrast Strap Short Sleeve Qipao Dress (vertical straps make our bodies more slimmer).

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It will look even more cute with Gingko Embroidery Tassel Silk Box ClutchKenneth Jay Lane‘s White And Red Enamel Branch RingCrystal And Coral Branch Eurowire Earring and Magrit‘s Sofie.