Vintage Perfume Ads (1920s)

Mystikum perfume ad photo - c1925

Perfum ad Mystikum (1925)

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Vintage perfume ad from Elizabeth Arden´s early fragrance co-label, Babani (1923)

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Perfume Ad My Sin by Lanvin  (1920s)

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 Perfume ad Mon Parfum from Bourjois (ca. 1924)

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Masque Rouge (Marcel Guerlain / Hughes Guerlain), 1925 via

Parisian Showgirl Minstinguett´s Remarkable Headwear

Jeanne Bourgeois (1875-1956) made her debut as Mistinguett at the Casino de Paris in 1895 and went on to appear in venues such as the Folies Bergère, Moulin Rouge and Eldorado.

Her risqué routines captivated Paris, and she went on to become the most popular French entertainer of her time and the highest paid female entertainer in the world, known for her flamboyance and a zest for the theatrical. In 1919 her legs were insured for 500,000 francs.

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Mistinguett by Lucien Waléry, 1920s via

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Mistinguett, 1920s via

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Mistinguett by Lucien Waléry, early 1920s via

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Mistinguett by Lucien Waléry, ca. 1925 via

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Mistinguett, ca. 1930 via

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Mistinguett by Paul Stone Raymor, 1920s  via

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Mistinguett by Paul Stone Raymor, 1920s  via

Royal Bride Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Leaving For Westminster Abbey (1923)

The wedding of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother) and Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), took place on 26 April 1923 at Westminster Abbey.

Lady Elizabeth was attended by eight bridesmaids. Her wedding dress was made from deep ivory chiffon moire, embroidered with pearls and a silver thread.

In an unexpected and unprecedented gesture, Elizabeth laid her bouquet at the Tomb of The Unknown Warrior on her way into the Abbey, in memory of her brother Fergus. Ever since, the bouquets of subsequent royal brides have traditionally been laid at the tomb, though after the wedding ceremony rather than before.

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon leaves the house in her wedding dress to marry Prince Albert, Duke of York at Westminster Abbey on the 23rd April 1923 via

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon leaves the house in her wedding dress to marry Prince Albert, Duke of York at Westminster Abbey on the 23rd April 1923  via

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon leaves the house in her wedding dress to marry Prince Albert, Duke of York at Westminster Abbey on the 23rd April 1923 via

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon leaves the house in her wedding dress to marry Prince Albert, Duke of York at Westminster Abbey on the 23rd April 1923 via

Wedding of Duke of York and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey London.