November 8th, 2020

carole lombard 07
  • vp19

'Fashion goes shiny and dull.' What?



Carole Lombard made looking fashionable seem so easy, even as photos of such style led to confusing conclusions. Take this photo above, snapped by Otto Dyar to help publicize "No Man Of Her Own," issued during the waning days of 1932. For instance, take the snipe that accompanied this photo:



Need the caption a bit bigger? Okay.



Easier to read now? (If not, double-click on it.)

Even as she figuratively turns her back on us, Carole manages to appear incredibly chic.

This photo is from the George Smoots collection, and is listed in excellent condition. It's up for auction at eBay, with bids beginning at $39.99. The auction closes at 10:04 p.m. (Eastern) next Sunday.

If this strikes your fancy, bid by visiting https://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-w-BACK-TO-CAMERA-Original-Vintage-1932-FASHION-PHOTO-by-OTTO-DYAR/143795843594?hash=item217ae6720a:g:CO0AAOSwlsNfc2ss.
  • Current Mood
    impressed impressed