Eugen Joseff, Rita Hayworth, Carmen and necklaces

Jeweller Eugen Joseff created a lot of beautiful pieces for movies.

In The Loves of Carmen (1948) Mr. Joseff’ necklaces add extra boho chic to Rita Hayworth’ gorgeous look.

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Flamboyant gipsy girl and long colourful necklaces suit each other perfectly.

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Coins and beads are stylish partners too.

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If you want to try on yourself Carmen’ (or Rita’) jewellery, check Zukari green and red Riri Necklaces and Kenneth Jay Lane 3 Row Multi Coin Necklace.

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When Carmen cheated on Jose with torero, she cheated on her beaded strands with statement necklace too.

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I guess Carmen would like Butler & Wilson black Baroque Chain Crystal And Teardrops Necklace and Kenneth Jay Lane red Ruby And Clear Rhinestone Necklace as well.

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P.S. In The Loves of Carmen (1948) Jose was played Glenn Ford, miss Hayworth’ on-screen lover: he was Rita’s partner in legendary Gilda (1946), The Lady in Question (1940) and Affair in Trinidad (1952).

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Unfortunately, modern Hollywood completely forgot about this sweet «on-screen couples» tradition.

Girls & Cigarettes. Part IV

Let’s put healty life compaigners on silent mode and enjoy beautiful snapshots of smoking actresses.

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After watching how Evelyn Keyes lights her cigarette in 99 River Street (1953) the most of deep kiss scences will make you yawning.

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Lucille Ball smokes in gloves in Lured (1947).

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Bette Davis is doing the same in Marked Woman (1936).

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Miss Davis with young Humphrey Bogart in Marked Woman (1936).

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Carole Lombard with cigarette holder in Twentieth Century (1934).

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Ella Raines in Phantom Lady (1944).

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Olivia de Havilland in The Dark Mirror (1946).

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Sharon Tate in square glasses

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Life is brutally unfair: most people know Sharon Tate as a victim of Charles Manson’ cult and Roman Polanski’ wife, but she was a very good comedian and a very beautiful woman.

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In The Wrecking Crew (1968) she was hot not only in sexy negligee,

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but in square «teacher’s» glasses too.

Spanish eyewear brand Kaleos has similar models:

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blue Slade 5 and pink Gopnik 3.

Tight cardigan for a very hot look

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Brigitte Bardot looks super seductive in simple cardigan in Une parisienne (1957).

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You can try Brigitte’s look and highlight your nice bust and tiny waist

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with help of French cashmere knitwear – Kujten black Santa or Eric Bompard‘ green Classic Cardigan – and Marks & Spencer grey Belted Pencil Midi Skirt.

Dazzle like Queen of Sheba

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Gina Lolobriga is smoking hot in white gowns and big jewellery in Solomon and Sheba (1959).

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If you want to channel your inner Queen and don’t count your money, put on Monique Lhulillier‘ Cowl Neack Sheath Gown and decorate yourself with Azza FahmyThe Bow Earring and Drop Shaped Necklace.

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You can feel yourself like a sultry movie star without spending a fortune.

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Go for GennySleevles Blue Lame Pencil Dress and Ben-AmunCasablanca Coin Statement Earrings and Classic Gold Spiral Bangle.

P.S. Gina’s draped sleeping gown is something!

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Modern designers have to take a lesson “how to make a naked dress” from Ralph Jester, who created costumes for miss Lollobrigida.

Looking for a timeless feminine accessory? Go for a small bucket bag!

I think bucket bag makes Cleo Moore’ look in The Other Woman (1954) even more elegant.

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That old bag can be easily replaced with modern Repetto‘s grey Reverence Bag Small Size (removeable and reversible handles, detachable strap allow you to play with your looks).

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DeMellier‘ pink The Gotherburg and Gianni Chiarini‘ red Jackie bucket bags will be a stylish partners for Trashy Diva‘ vintage-inspired Courtney Coat Dress.

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.