In the 1960s there was one hair motto: “bigger is better!” Some were really able to pull off the big hair like Dolly Parton, Priscilla Presley or Brigitte Bardot, but for others maybe a few of these 1960s hairdos are better left forgotten. A lot of hairspray was needed to keep these in place. SleepingContinue reading “30 Amazing Vintage Photos of Big Hair During the 1960s”
Photos of young women from over 100 years ago from The Library of Congress that were colorized by Rob van den Berg to make them more beautiful.
Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand. The city grew rapidly during the 1960s through the 1980s and now exerts a significant impact on Thailand’s politics, economy, education, media and modern society. The cityContinue reading “40 Vintage Photos That Shows Everyday Life in Bangkok, Thailand in the 1960s”
These terrible album covers will make you laugh and then violently cringe! Classical musicians have long had a reputation for being the worst dressed and least image-conscious people on Planet Culture. Weird, funny, alarming and perplexing all at the same time. And below are 30 of the very worst classic album covers of all time.
Born 1925 in Denver, Colorado, American actress and singer Barbara Bates studied ballet and worked as a teen fashion model. The shy teen was persuaded to enter a local beauty contes. Not only did she win but meeting Cecil Coan, a United Artists publicist, during that Hollywood trip altered the course of her life forever.Continue reading “48 Beautiful Photos of Actress Barbara Bates During the 1940s and 1950s”
Known internationally as a photographer of social justice issues, Gordon Parks was also a celebrated fashion photographer for magazine such as LIFE, Vogue and Glamour. In 1940, at the age of 28, Gordon Parks walked into Frank Murphy’s fashion department store in St. Paul, Minnesota. A self-taught photographer with no formal experience in fashion work,Continue reading “30 Wonderful Vintage Photos That Show Beautiful Beach Fashions of the Early 1950s”
The most acclaimed chronicler of Catalan culture, Joan Colom (born 1921) is one of the most important Spanish photographers of the second half of the twentieth century. Here’s a collection of 30 amazing black and white photographs, including his best known images of the 1950s and ’60s, taken somewhat clandestinely in the red-light district ofContinue reading “30 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Barcelona’s Red-light District During the 1950s and 1960s”
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933. Before it, these old pictures that captured people drinking beer in the early 20th century.