★ Velvet Limelight is Back!
~ Announcements

★ Velvet Limelight is Back!

★ Exciting news! Velvet Limelight is officially back! I’ve been terribly remiss in not posting for so long, but it now gives me great pleasure to announce that Velvet Limelight is back in action, back on the air, back in the saddle or whatever other metaphors you can think of! And even… Continue reading

★ Ad for Van Nelle’s Afternoon Tea (1927)
~ Arts and Culture / ~ Things of the Past

★ Ad for Van Nelle’s Afternoon Tea (1927)

★ Wonderful illustrated advert for Van Nelle’s Afternoon Tea (1927). Stylistically, this advert is so typical of the period. From the warm shades of apricot, blue and brown that make up the colour palette, to the highly idealized woman with the fashionable Marcel wave hairstyle, simple… Continue reading