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Miss Lovely Legs 1949

Miss Lovely Legs 1949

Curious photos from a Beautiful Legs Contest from 1949.   The pictures raise lots of questions in my mind – aside

Disneyland in the 1950s

Disneyland in the 1950s

You must have heard people say that the 1950s was a time of simpler pleasures, and these pictures of Disneyland

Back When Everybody Smoked…

Back When Everybody Smoked…

More and more smokers are becoming social pariahs. They have to stand on the street in the rain outside restaurants,

Bizarre 1950s Body Jewelry

Bizarre 1950s Body Jewelry

So, who knew there was a trend for body jewelry in the 50s?  These photos are from 1951 of ‘Cling’

Happy Vintage New Year!

Happy Vintage New Year!

What better way to start off the new year by seeing how they celebrated in years gone by! These are

Paris in 1963

Paris in 1963

I love this series of photos. Some of them could have been taken anywhere during the Sixties: the Mary Quant

London in 1941

London in 1941

London was a very different city in 1941. Alongside the landmarks we all recognize there were clear signs of the

Let’s Dance!

Let’s Dance!

The forecast heatwave seems to have arrived in full force today and it’s far too hot to actually dance, so

Snapshot: Paris in 1926

Snapshot: Paris in 1926

I love the idea of collating images which give a real flavour of what a place was like at a

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