As I’m sitting here waiting for the Wimbledon final to start, I thought I’d browse around and look for some
Archive by category 1950s
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.
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
The incredibly beautiful and regal-looking Zsa Zsa Gabor photographed by her studio in 1955. Stunning eh? Having said that I’ve
A young girl wearing a knitted 1950s bikini top and shorts. The photos were taken in Leipzig in 1950. How
Lucille Ball dressed as Marlene Dietrich from the TV show Here’s Lucy. In this episode, Carter decides to have a
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous Ingrid Bergman
Zsa Zsa Gabor looking fabulously glamorous in a studio publicity portrait circa 1955.
Isn’t this the most gorgeous photograph? I don’t remember looking quite that beautiful and serene when I had a newborn
Oh what I crush I had on Rex Harrison… Here he is photographed with his wife, German actress Lilli Palmer
After a childhood spent watching My Fair Lady over and over again I almost find it a bit shocking to
A publicity photo of Broadway actress Lilli Palmer from 1957 (check that lovely hand position!). If I were having an