1940 US sailors and their tattoos

American sailors photographed with their tattoos in 1944 Source and copyright:  This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, taken or made as part of that person’s official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain.

1960s photo: Man in striped shirt showing tattoo

‘Man in striped shirt showing tattoo’ by American photographer James Jowers in 1965. There something about this photo which reminds me of Keith Richards (or is it Ronnie Woods?) from the Rolling Stones. Is it just me? Source and copyright: George Eastman House Collection: No known copyright restrictions  

Vintage Lookbook: 21st Century Rockabilly

This might not be a genuinely vintage rockabilly outfit, but I couldn’t resist adding in those tattoo print shoes and nails. Besides, why not combine the best of vintage with beautiful things from the here-and-now? rather like vintage + blogging 😉 Teamed with a black halter top, victory rolls (and that red scarf) in your(…)