Category: 40s fashion

Fashion moments from Carmen Miranda

Lena Horne (1943)

Carmen Miranda in her dressing room at the London Palladium Theatre, 1948.

William Powell and Myrna Loy publicity stills for “I Love You Again” (1940)

Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth publicity stills for The Lady From Shanghai (1947)

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Hazel Scott on their wedding day in Harlem on August 1, 1945.

Anna May Wong photographed by Carl Van Vechten on November 4, 1940.

Gene Tierney (1942)

Lauren Bacall photographed by John Rawlings for Vogue, 1945.

Josephine Baker marrying her fourth husband, Jo Bouillon at a private chapel in Château des Milandes in France on June 3, 1947.

It was also Josephine’s 41st birthday.