23 Vintage Portrait Photos of Men With Mustaches

Mustaches and sideburns are to a man, much like make-up is to a woman. Facial hair can range from the very subtle to the very extreme. Of course, it probably goes without saying that plenty of celebrities also made their own personal statement with the facial hair statement. Sideburns have been called everything from skinnyContinue reading “23 Vintage Portrait Photos of Men With Mustaches”

22 Stunning Photos of Actress Chili Williams in the 1940s

Known as “The Polka-Dot Girl,” Chili Williams (born Marian Sorenson in 1921) was discovered by a modeling agent in 1943 at Fire Island in New York. The modeling agent’s photographer, Ewing Krainin, took her picture while she was frolicking in the Atlantic Ocean surf, and the series of photos appeared in the September 27, 1943Continue reading “22 Stunning Photos of Actress Chili Williams in the 1940s”

35 Amazing Photos of 1960s and 1970s Celebrities

After having been fashion photographer, John French’s, assistant, David Bailey begins the 1960s with a contract with Vogue and rapidly becomes a leading figure of the Swinging London scene, chronicling the unrestricted existences of models and musicians. Although he admits being fascinated by the Renaissance art and the painter, Caravaggio, the British photographer favors minimalist,Continue reading “35 Amazing Photos of 1960s and 1970s Celebrities”

27 Rare Dufaycolor Photos That Shows Life in Belgium During the Mid-1930s

Dufaycolor is an early British additive colour photographic film process, introduced for motion picture use in 1932 and for still photography in 1935. It was derived from Louis Dufay’s Dioptichrome plates, a glass-based product for colour still photography introduced in France in 1909. Both Dioptichrome and Dufaycolor worked on the same principles as the AutochromeContinue reading “27 Rare Dufaycolor Photos That Shows Life in Belgium During the Mid-1930s”

27 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Women’s Hairstyles From the 1940s

Women’s hairstyles and their beauty from the ever stylish 1940s with their pin-up curls and more. Curls were used to dress an area of the hair, like the opposite side to a roll, or piled up on the crown area for an updo. For those with straighter hair (and spare cash), waves and curls wereContinue reading “27 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Women’s Hairstyles From the 1940s”

31 Magnificent Photos of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in the 1962 Film ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? is a 1962 psychological thriller-horror film based on the novel of the same title by Henry Farrell, produced and directed by Robert Aldrich and starring two longtime rival actresses Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. The film was an unexpected box office success and received widespread critical acclaim upon itsContinue reading “31 Magnificent Photos of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in the 1962 Film ‘What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?’”

27 Stunning Vintage Photos of Brides in Their Victorian Wedding Dresses Before 1900

For the mid-Victorian bride (1870s) there was an emergence of middle class wealth, and with it a display of their new riches. Wedding gowns fashioned by Worth in Paris were the ultimate status symbol. And if one couldn’t afford an original, one copied them. Full court trains were now part of the wedding ensemble, asContinue reading “27 Stunning Vintage Photos of Brides in Their Victorian Wedding Dresses Before 1900”

38 Stunning Photos of Actress Vivi Bach in the 1960s

Born 1939 in Copenhagen, Danish singer, actress and icon Vivi Bach appeared in 48 films between 1958 and 1974; notably known for Holiday in St. Tropez (1964), Soldaterkammerater rykker ud (1959) and Das Rätsel der roten Quaste (1963). Bach was nicknamed “the first Danish teenager of Denmark” and “the Danish Brigitte Bardot”. She died inContinue reading “38 Stunning Photos of Actress Vivi Bach in the 1960s”