1930’s Style, three ways~Part Two

Part One was very direct….how about offering something more subtle from the 1930’s?

dievca ran into this fun article from the 1930’s offering advice on how to undress for your husband!

1930's disrobing class

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 NY Daily News: 1930’s Advice on How to Undress for Your Husband

To keep their men happy, women in the 1930’s were told to undress a certain way — or risk divorce. The Allen Gilbert School of Undressing was dedicated to teaching wives the art of disrobing showed off the proper technique in a series of black-and-white photographs. They also were known for for putting on shows at “topnotch burlesque houses as Manhattan’s Apollo and Philadelphia’s Schubert,” according to an article,
published Feb. 17, 1937.

 You could sign up for a course of 6 classes.


6 Comments on “1930’s Style, three ways~Part Two”

  1. Pelelotus says:

    Fantastic, they should also have offered courses for husband to learn how to strip for the pleasure of their ladies. Since this was the 30’s, teaching them to cook and clean would be as good.

    • dievca says:

      You might have had a riot if you insisted on those boys learning to cook and clean! I love that it is a burlesque group teaching the art of undressing — bringing the risque into the home…

  2. and today’s equivalent: Pole dancing in 6 lessons…?

  3. hispetitelle says:

    Sign me up! Sign me up! This is priceless and I think it should still happen.


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