What kind of costume are you wearing for this Hallowe’en? Something gross and gruesome, something cute, or something retro? Here are my best vintage-themed ideas for a fantastic Halloween – what do you think of them? And what other ideas could we add to the list? Bride of Frankenstein The Bride of Frankenstein was released(…)
I love the different Hallowe’en costumes in these photos, although being British I always find it strange to see people dressing in ‘regular’ fancy dress during Hallowe’en. Here we just wear spooky costumes (ghosts, skeletons etc) whereas in America any kind of fancy dress seems fine. Anyone know why? I have no idea but I’d(…)
It was with total delight that I discovered Kevin Weir’s macabre gifs. He created them using old photos from the flickr photo archive from The Library of Congress, and I thought they were perfect for getting everyone in the Hallowe’en mood! Some are creepy, some dreamy but all delightful. I particularly love Countess Minto who(…)
Halloween Visitors to the Oval Office. A laughing President Kennedy with his children Caroline and John F. Kennedy, Jr. in the Oval Office of the White House, 31st October 1963. Happy Halloween everyone!
A very serious-looking class of 5 year-olds in their Halloween outfits, 1937. I particularly like the pirate in the middle row! Who’s your favourite?
I know, I know! It’s WAY to early to be posting Halloween-themed photos but I couldn’t resist. It’s a month until Halloween and I’m very excited (especially because of my Harry Potter party) so I thought I’d share this great photo of Goldie Hawn and Ruth Buzzi from Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in, 1968. What are(…)
Harry Potter is a bit like Marmite. You either adore everything to do with Harry Potter or you just don’t understand what all the fuss is about. If you’re the second kind of person then this post isn’t for you – I’ll be honest with you about that. I love Harry Potter, I’ve read all(…)
Halloween is my favourite holiday of the year so I thought I’d get in the mood with some vintage Halloween inspiration! I love this Victorian bat costume! Source and copyright: This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.