This is one of my very favorite photos of her.
Betty Field; 1940’s
The “Gibson Girl,” a style popularized near the end of the Victorian era around the 1890s, consisted of a natural, simple bun without much detail. Young women swept their hair into a loose bun at the back of their head. The bun mimicked the more elaborate pompadour style of the 1880s since it swept hair away from the forehead, but it lacked the height of the pompadour. Recreate the “Gibson Girl” style by loosely pulling your hair back into a simple bun and arranging the few loose strands of hair near the face and at the base of the neck into delicate curls.
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Cream silk brocade, lace, gold and yellow satin. Worn by Mrs. Augustus Newland Eddy.
This gown is one of more than 60 couture pieces featured in the exhibition Chic Chicago: Couture Treasures from the Chicago History Museum.
© Chicago History Museum
Miss Marie Doro by Burr McIntosh 1902
Lillian Russell (1861-1922)
Art Reproduction: Betty Grable 1937.