Ethel Waters - all about the jazz
Oh, my god, that perfect boutineer. The cane, the gloves, the matching hat. Naturally, the brilliant smile. She is pure, lackadaisical class.
Very Classy (by nzh3)
I know half of my posts say, “that jacket.” So here, I will add some variation: “that jacket, that top hat, and the YELLOW.” So glad to see some daring color combinations!
(This would also look striking on someone who isn’t rail-thin, which is a pleasant change.)
Tipping the Velvet
Starring Rachael Stirling and Keeley Hawes
And there was a movie made of the book! A movie of very questionable quality! But with much by way of gorgeous costumes and pulpy racy fun!
I asked for advice a while back about femme dandiness as a guy and you asked me to submit photos once I tried it out - this isn’t quite what you suggested but I think it worked out all right.
So do I! You achieve the effect quite nicely. <3