Friday, November 13, 2009

Oh Boy, Myrna Loy

Okay, enough nudey flappers; time to put some frocks on that gal. I adore Myrna Loy and like many, I've coveted the striped clothing she wore in The Thin Man for a long time. Funny, I've just spotted two "Myrna-esque" 1930s dress on Etsy for sale. Close, but no cigar for me. I'm gonna keep searching, but these are still lovely.

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First dress from Audrey's Closet; second dress from Love Train Vintage

13 comments:

Andi B. Goode said...

Ahhhh! I love The Thin Man! It's hillarious.
The dress is also amazing. But I mainly love the banter between the characters.
-Andi x

Lemondrop Marie said...

Oh, love love the first dress, it is just perfect! Myrna Loy was just gorgeous.
Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge

Amanda said...

I adore Myrna, and the Thin Man films are fantastic! Those frocks are fabulous, too.

Sarah said...

My favorite onscreen couple. They were so fantastic together!

Frollein von Sofa said...

yes, indeed, they are the perfect couple !! I just love her face, she was simply perfect. (and thanks so much for your lovely comment, you always make me smile )

Diva said...

Myrna was such a lovely actress ! I think you should go for the stripped Etsy dress - I think you would look fab in it ! Have a great weekend !

Coralie Cederna Johnson said...

Your photos are awesome! Myrna Loy was a beauty, wasn't she! And those dresses...love them!!! Enjoy your Saturday and have a lovely weekend!

Kelley Anne said...

I love that shot of her with William Powell holding the knife. Her shoulder pads, the neck bow, the shape of the dress, the buttons! Just perfect. What a wonderful inspiration:)

AlohaAroha said...

I adore that 1st dress. So tempting...

Elsie said...

Myrna always looked so perfect!

Some Like it Vintage.com said...

Just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Myrna Loy. Such a witty lady in the thin man series...very stylish too. Time to watch those episodes again!

xoxox

knitosaurusrex said...

I have been searching for something like her first dress for ages! Love the images and the first dress is quite similar to the one image of Myrna with the knife.

audreysclosetvintage said...

Thanks for featuring my dress from Audrey's Closet Vintage. That dress sold quite a while ago and the new owner loves it. It was a rare find! I love Myrna's style too and it was hard to part with that one. Best wishes!