A beautiful flower-print 1950s dress with a big circle skirt on the cover of the 1958 Spiegel Catalog Cover. I
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After the hardships of the wartime years, the 1950s exploded in a riot of colour. Women embraced the hourglass figure of Christian Dior’s ‘New Look’ and wore big petticoats to make their skirts larger, and for the first time teenagers developed their own fun sense of style.
In 1953 the BBC created a time-lapse video of the train journey between London and Brighton. 30 years later
1950s singer Buddy Holly in a photo booth with Waylon Jennings in Central Station, New York City in 1959.
A cheerful cherry-print 1950s bikini modelled by Shirley Deas from Florida, 1955. I’m not sure what to make of that
It’s wedding season, so it got me thinking about how lovely vintage bridal styles are. When I got married nearly
A series of promotional photos of Elvis Presley from the movie Jailhouse Rock. You can see why he drove the
As you can see it’s not *actually* a pancake, but the hat does look like a pancake so I’m going
Isn’t this a beautiful vintage 1950s wedding photo? Miss Muriel Prince and Mr L Worsley married on August 6, 1952
Sean Connery is one of those people who always looks like a movie star in every photo you see, so
As I’m sitting here waiting for the Wimbledon final to start, I thought I’d browse around and look for some
Discovering that the big Hollywood stars of the 30s and 40s all had cocktails named after them has opened up
A gorgeous collection of 1950s swimsuits, photographed in Florida in 1959. Which is your favourite – I love the red
Some gorgeous 1950s swimsuit models who don’t seem quite sure which camera they should be smiling at… Source and copyright:
I’ve accidentally inflicted a bit of a clown-themed day on you today, what with Cho Cho the nightmarish children’s health
Marilyn Monroe‘s promotional photos from the 1957 movie The Prince and the Showgirl. You can see she was on-screen dynamite can’t
Roger Moore photographed doing something with a goat, although I can’t quite work out what. Are they sharing a carrot…?
Well that’s got your eyes open on this early Tuesday morning (or Monday night depending on where you are in
I’m a bit late to the party on this one, but I couldn’t leave the occasion unmarked. Last week (on