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1929-Black-Evening-Dress-Kay-Francis. The smartest silhouette of the season comes straight from Hollywood. Dark and slim, this charming gown of black tulle, worn by the delectable Kay Francis, illustrates Hollywood’s dominant influence on the mode for evening dress.This evening frock with its cleverly lengthened skirts ( hems are getting lower girls!), its chic dignity and molded figure outline show the Hollywood touch pre-eminent.

Milly Stephenson (Myrna Loy): "'We never had any trouble.' How many times have I told you I hated you and believed it in my heart? How many times have you said you were sick and tired of me; that we were all washed up? How many times have we had to fall in love all over again?" -- from The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) directed by William Wyler

Powder puff it up darlings!! actresses Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman in George Cukor’s film, “Girls About Town,” 1931.