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One of my friends asked me if I could do a Stepford Wives Edition of Teacups & Couture and naturally, I said …YES!!!! So, here are a few dresses that would be perfect for that perfect July 4th weekend in perfect Stepford. I came across The Stepford Wife website with many handy tips to serve your man with pleasure in one of those dainty, 1950’s sun dresses. Deeeee-liiiightful!!! It’s a nice laugh. The dresses below are all from Bettie Page Clothing.

and below are from Pin Up Girl Clothing:

For more Stepford Wife style dresses check out Whirling Turban and Blue Velvet Vintage.

Happy 4th of July!! May your day be perfect and free of robotic glitches!!

photos: The Stepford Wife , Bettie Page Clothing, Pin Up Girl Clothing (For Ally)

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Dior’s Fall 2009 Couture Collection echoed a better era for fashion (in my opinion)- The 1950s. In the 50s, clothes were more feminine and had a an innocent edge to it and impeccable quality that today’s mass produced clothes cannot compete with. Also the silhouette, was perfect for any body type. Luckily, with the few fashion houses that still create the dying art of couture, the spirit of the early decades can still be created with same grace as previous decades, only with a much higher price tag. In this collection, the undergarment was the repeated theme throughout. The hidden foundation is what makes the outfit sit well, but with true John Galliano misfit style, the foundation became the center of attention. How fitting.

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HAPPY BASTILLE DAY!! Eat Cake and celebrate French independence from extravagant Royals! (Even though Marie Antoinette was true style icon!)

photos: Style, Befeedme

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