Thursday, March 12, 2009

Fashionable Cars

Chevrolet Girl at automobile show wearing yellow suit and shoes made of lucite plastic used on car. New York, October 1940. (Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt)

Model at automobile show wearing Cadillac dress by GM's Harley Earl made of streamlined silver rayon. New York, October 1940. (Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt)

Studebaker Girl at automobile show wearing gold and black striped jacket. New York, October 1940. (Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt)

LINK: LIFE magazine photo database.

4 comments:

The Old Nail said...

Great pics Richard!
Y'know it's looking back at photo's like this that makes me realise that it wasn't just the cars of the 1940's that had a certain glamour!
Can you imagine the contrast between the characterful cars and glamorous ladies of yesterday,with today's offerings? No contest!

Keith said...

Hey Richard. Wow! I love these. There's nothing better than cars and chicks. Cheers!

Major Pepperidge said...

Oh yeah, there are cars in the photos too!

Skrip said...

S W E E T !