Portrait of a 1940’s re-enactment – Glamour


 Today was the one day I sooooo did not want to worry about posting as I have a stinking cold/ sore throat/chest infection and have spent much of the last 2 days sleeping..but I am very near the end of this year of posting and haven’t missed a day so far and I’m not about to let that slip! So as usual have lots of blogs/comments/emails to catch up on..

Right back to this post…


I think lots of the women go to these 40’s re-enactment because they like to dress up and be glamorous for the day.. A little example of this below.. Oh and by the way I did ask about the fur.. only one was real fur.. it had belonged to her grandmother, the rest were fake fur.


applying lipstick




feathered hat




and this one which is my favourite as I just love her expression



“Portrait of a 1940’s re-enactment” posts here

You can see my other posts with a “Portrait of ” tag here, here and here


If you’d like to you can read my other blog 1500 Saturdays here 

Several people have asked where they might buy cards/prints of my work so I am gradually adding some favourites to my new Redbubble shopping page here What fun!



24 thoughts on “Portrait of a 1940’s re-enactment – Glamour

  1. I love the clothes but I can’t be doing with the makeup! I can remember my mother and aunts doing the Max Factor makeup when I was tiny and it was so time consuming. They look fabulous though.

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