26 Vintage Photos of Sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine

Perhaps Hollywood’s most famous sibling rivalry was the supposed one between the two sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine, which became the stuff for the media for decades. 15 months separated in age, the sisters pursued the same career choice, competed for the same Oscar category, even attained some of the same love interests.Continue reading “26 Vintage Photos of Sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine”

29 Amazing Jazz Age Fashion Photos by James Abbe

Born 1883 in Alfred, Maine, American photographer James Abbe became known for taking many photographs of theater and movie performers starting in 1917. In the late 1920s, he gained a reputation in news photography, and known for his fashion photography, including celebrated work for American Vogue. Abbe’s most celebrated portraits include his rare double portraitsContinue reading “29 Amazing Jazz Age Fashion Photos by James Abbe”

49 Vintage Photographs Show How Iranian Women Dressed in the 1960s and 1970s

There was a good balance of modernity and modesty during the 1950s and ’60s. Women were emancipated but kept their Iranian identity. The look was stylish and elegant without being vulgar. Skirts were long and full showing as little skin as possible. By the late 1970s, miniskirts, shorts, tight jeans and bikinis became highly fashionableContinue reading “49 Vintage Photographs Show How Iranian Women Dressed in the 1960s and 1970s”

43 Vintage Photos Showing Headband Styles That Women Often Wore in the 1960s

A headband is a clothing accessory worn in the hair or around the forehead, usually to hold hair away from the face or eyes. Headbands generally consist of a loop of elastic material or a horseshoe-shaped piece of flexible plastic or metal. They come in assorted shapes and sizes and are used for both fashionContinue reading “43 Vintage Photos Showing Headband Styles That Women Often Wore in the 1960s”

40 Amazing Photographs of Grace Jones in the 1980s

Grace Beverly Jones OJ (born 19 May 1948) is a Jamaican model, singer and actress. In 1999, she ranked 82nd on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll, and in 2008, she was honored with a Q Idol Award. Jones influenced the cross-dressing movement of the 1980s and has been an inspiration for artistsContinue reading “40 Amazing Photographs of Grace Jones in the 1980s”

40 Beautiful Portrait Postcards Showing Women of the German Cinema Between 1918 and 1933

The Cinema of Germany refers to the film industry based in Germany and can be traced back to the late 19th century. German cinema has made major technical and artistic contributions to film during the period from 1918-1933. Germany witnessed major changes to its identity during the 20th and 21st century. Those changes determined theContinue reading “40 Beautiful Portrait Postcards Showing Women of the German Cinema Between 1918 and 1933”

40 Amazing Photos Showing Wonderful Fashions From the 1960s

Fashion of the 1960s featured a number of diverse trends. It was a decade that broke many fashion traditions, mirroring social movements during the time. Around the middle of the decade, fashions arising from small pockets of young people in a few urban centers received large amounts of media publicity, and began to heavily influenceContinue reading “40 Amazing Photos Showing Wonderful Fashions From the 1960s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1950s Volume 8

The 1950s (pronounced nineteen-fifties; commonly abbreviated as the “Fifties” or the ” ’50s”) (among other variants) was a decade that began on January 1, 1950, and ended on December 31, 1959. Throughout the decade, the world continued its recovery from World War II, aided by the post-World War II economic expansion. The period also sawContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1950s Volume 8”