40 Stunning Photos of Women Wearing Satin Dresses in the 1930s

After the First World War, women’s fashion boomed with a series of bold designs in the 1920s. The costumes are slightly neater than the Edwardian era, but the strong emphasis on showing the curve, the appeal of modern women. The 1930s continued to inherit and flourish both in terms of design and material, especially forContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Women Wearing Satin Dresses in the 1930s”

The Godmother of Goth: 40 Vintage Photos That Show the Classic Goth Look of Siouxsie Sioux From Late-1970s British Punk

She became the icon of Goth girls everywhere, a mantle she didn’t accept or relish, but nonetheless Siouxsie Sioux is synonymous with goth style, even being referred to as the ‘Godmother of Goth’. Born Susan Janet Dallion, the front woman of Siouxsie and the Banshees took the group’s name from the Vincent Price horror movieContinue reading “The Godmother of Goth: 40 Vintage Photos That Show the Classic Goth Look of Siouxsie Sioux From Late-1970s British Punk”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 9

The 1920s (pronounced “nineteen-twenties,” often shortened to the “20s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1920, and ended on December 31, 1929. In America, it is frequently referred to as the “Roaring Twenties” or the “Jazz Age”, while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Twenties” because of theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 9”

30 Beautiful Photos of Actress Linda Darnell in the 1940s

Only a real movie buff would remember her name today, but in the forties everyone knew Linda Darnell. Her beauty and talent made her one of the top female stars at Twentieth Century-Fox. Daughter of a Texas postal clerk, actress Linda Darnell trained to be a dancer, and came to Hollywood’s attention as a photographer’sContinue reading “30 Beautiful Photos of Actress Linda Darnell in the 1940s”

66 Gorgeous Photos Showing Women’s Fashion in the 1950s

The 1950s saw the birth of the teenager and with it rock n roll and youth fashion dominating the fashion industry. In the UK the Teddy boy became both style icons and anti-authoritarian figures. While in America Greasers had a similar social position. Previously teenagers dressed similarly to their parents but now a rebellious andContinue reading “66 Gorgeous Photos Showing Women’s Fashion in the 1950s”

22 Vintage Photographs of Actress Kelly LeBrock From the Early 1980s

Born in New York City, model/actress Kelly LeBrock was raised in London, as evident in her British-accented ’80s mantra: “Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful.” Kelly LeBrock got into modeling at the age of 16. She was scouted while attending a party in her native New York. Her first modeling gig was a British AirwaysContinue reading “22 Vintage Photographs of Actress Kelly LeBrock From the Early 1980s”

Sylvia Scarlett – The Character That Defined Short Hairstyle of Katharine Hepburn in 1935

Sylvia Scarlett is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, based on The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett, a novel by Compton MacKenzie. Directed by George Cukor, it was notorious as one of the most famous unsuccessful movies of the 1930s. Hepburn plays the title role of Sylvia Scarlett,Continue reading “Sylvia Scarlett – The Character That Defined Short Hairstyle of Katharine Hepburn in 1935”

18 Elegant Photos of Ladies in Dresses From the 1930s

The most characteristic North American fashion trend from the 1930s to 1945 was attention at the shoulder, with butterfly sleeves and banjo sleeves, and exaggerated shoulder pads for both men and women by the 1940s. The period also saw the first widespread use of man-made fibers, especially rayon for dresses and viscose for linings andContinue reading “18 Elegant Photos of Ladies in Dresses From the 1930s”