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Lily Elsie was a popular actress and singer in Edwardian days. Her dreamy beauty was captured in scores of photographs. She posed in many beautiful dresses, but none so frequently as the one seen here.

Lily Elsie 1886-1962 was a popular English actress and singer during the Edwardian era, best known for her starring role in the hit London premiere of Franz Lehár’s operetta The Merry Widow. Beginning as a child star in the 1890s, Elsie built her reputation in several successful Edwardian musical comedies. Admired for her beauty and charm on stage, Elsie became one of the most photographed women of Edwardian times.

1898 Sanctuaries, Dreams and Shadows: Lily Elsie, le Belle Epoque Beauty in my series Beauties of le Belle Epoque

Bohemian is a bang on a trend! Effortless beauty.. boho is one of the very first things that comes to mind.

The Freckled Fox : Festival Hair Week: Bohemian Gypsy Style [faux dreads for that boho hippie summer style I love so much]

vintage gypsy

Ziegfeld Girl: Myrna Darby ~ Performed in Ziegfeld's musicals" No Foolin'" "Rio Rita" "Rosalie" and "Whoopee" – Also performed in The Ziegfeld Follies of 1925 and Photo: Alfred Cheney Johnston.