Vrouw en Huis
‘Vrouw en Huis’ is a post-war Flemish magazine for women, founded by publisher ‘De Vlijt’ in 1947. It placed itself in the market alongside the more well-known ones such as Libelle, Het Rijk der Vrouw, Goed Nieuws and Rosita.
The content is mainly about fashion and making clothes and objects in fabric. It also features articles on cooking, interior design, psychology, tourism and culture. The magazine is adorned with lots of beautiful photographs so typical of the style of the time. Highly recommended for any woman … and man who wants to dream away to the days of yore.
Vrouw en huis is a typical women’s magazine in a convenient format. The topics are tailored to the stereotypical woman of the time. Thus, in Woman and House you will find the following themes : neat fine and neat – about how man and woman should be dressed | the first letter | the ghost elephant – about life in Africa | letters to the night watchman | Alfred Hitchcock | teenage talk | Jean Effel | Imperial Venus – about the life of Napoleon and and the actress Gina Lollobrigida | Schonbrunn the fate of the House of Habsburg | silver jubilee in cotton- empire | meals of 15 minutes | interior decoration | prior to the festival of lights | fashion in party ornament | trial and error life with toddlers | a vagabond on the throne of England | flower arranging | Peggy from France | Cleopatra | welcome to cat village | grant them a carefree evening of reading – week of the ancients | the heirs of Strauss | medical mannequin but she’s so old-fashioned | I had to fight to be allowed to be myself – on the life of Deborah Kerr | with a man-monkey on his lap | look at his apron | widely measured about clothes for chubby women | o, those calories | paper flying machine | the bicycle thief | wool embroidery | baptismal meal and christening sugar | sister becomes a teacher | explorers | quadruple hour | six variations on a theme for brides – bridal clothes | Our Lady’s Church of Saint-Maria-Latem | a fine invitee | Parisian designers | they cook their own meal in the restaurant | to leave country | leave kitchen. In huis en vrouw also stares a lot of regular sections such as readers’ letters, cooking, making your own clothes, travelling or taking trips, fashion, a reader’s performance, meetings, patterns to make dresses and the horoscope