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old silent moviestar photos | Silent movie star Billie Dove wearing an original Juliet Cap Veil

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OK, so many may have never heard of the subject of my Sunday Style Icon today, however believe me when I say she is a style icon - anyone in love with the Silent Movies or Marcel Waves, as I am, will love her (and as I used to share her surname, she will…

Billie Dove, 1927 | flapper | 1920s.- I hear her mother saying, "You're not going OUT in that are you?"

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Clara Gordon Bow (/ˈboʊ/; July 29, 1905 – September 27, 1965) was an American actress who rose to stardom in silent film during the 1920s. It was her appearance as a plucky shop girl in the film It that brought her global fame and the nickname "The It Girl".Bow came to personify the Roaring Twenties and is described as its leading sex symbol.

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Juliet caps, flowers, and lace: fabulous vintage veils and headpieces

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Ziegfeld Follies Girls – Vintage Photos