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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Vintage Style Icon-Maude Fealy-Early Screen Pioneer

Yesterday, March 4, marked the anniversary of the birth of Maude Fealy, an early American stage and film actress, and a great beauty.  Fealy really perfected the beautiful bohemian look of the early 1900s, with her long flowing hair and flower crowns, she looked like a real life fairy tale princess.


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If you are perhaps craving a flower crown in the style of Ms. Fealy, and I know I am, then you might want to check out Chatter Blossom on Etsy.  This shop has beautiful crowns made from vintage millinery flowers, I am already planning to wear one to the jazz age lawn party in June.





9 comments:

  1. She certainly had that ethereal beauty thing going on!

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  2. Beauty indeed - and very soulful eyes.

    (I bet people would have given her pancakes if she gave them that last look - that's a look to practice!)

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  3. Great photos of that bygone look. I think the crown of flowers made a resurgence with the hippies of the 60's ;-)

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  4. She sure was very beautiful.
    I like the flower crowns. The one in third photo looks very pretty!

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  5. I swear, every time I see a modern fashion blogger (be they vintage, hipster, trendy, or anything else) sporting a floral grown, I think of Maude Fearly. One of these days I must follow in her footsteps and don one myself. Perhaps for a May 1st ensemble?

    ♥ Jessica

    *PS* Thank you very much for your awesomely lovely compliment on today's 1940s outfit. I fixed the two links that for some inexplicably strange reason weren't working right in the post. Thank you for bringing them to my attention, sweet Kate.

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  6. She was very pretty indeed.
    Have a tremendous Thursday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  7. I think the last picture could be of Gladys Cooper?

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  8. I think the last picture could be of Gladys Cooper?

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