23 Vintage Photos of Singer Wayne Cochran

Blue-eyed soul singer Wayne Cochran was born in 1939 in Thomaston, Georgia. He started his first band in 1955 and was kicked out of high school for refusing to cut his flamboyant pompadour hairstyle. Cochran recorded his debut single, My Little Girl, for the Scottie label in 1959. He went on to record a slewContinue reading “23 Vintage Photos of Singer Wayne Cochran”

28 Fabulous Fashion Photographs From Vogue Taken Between the 1940s and 1950s

American photographer Clifford Coffin (1913-1972) is considered by many who knew him as the greatest of Vogue’s “lost” photographers – an artist far ahead of his time. His innovative and intriguing fashion photographs of the 1940s and 1950s for such renowned magazines as Glamour, Vogue and Jardin des Modes in New York, London and ParisContinue reading “28 Fabulous Fashion Photographs From Vogue Taken Between the 1940s and 1950s”

30 Vintage Photos Showing Fashion Styles of Teenage Girls During the 1970s

Like the decades before it, fashion in the 1970s changed drastically from the beginning to the end. But the seventies certainly can’t be compared to the sixties in that sense. The 1960s fashion style was still in effect with rebellious hippies and unconventional mods fighting it out in department stores. Seventies fashion was a mish-mashContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos Showing Fashion Styles of Teenage Girls During the 1970s”

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”

Before Merging With Air New Zealand: 25 Fabulous Photos Show the NAC Air Hostess Uniforms From the 1950s and 1970s

Founded 1947, New Zealand National Airways Corporation, popularly known as NAC, was the national domestic airline of New Zealand from 1947 until 1978 when it amalgamated with New Zealand’s international airline, Air New Zealand. The airline was headquartered in Wellington. By the time of the merger with Air New Zealand, the fleet consisted of 25Continue reading “Before Merging With Air New Zealand: 25 Fabulous Photos Show the NAC Air Hostess Uniforms From the 1950s and 1970s”

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”

49 Amazing Photos Showing Mardi Gras in New Orleans During the 1970s and 1980s

“Hey Mister, throw me some beads!” – It is a phrase that is iconic in New Orleans’ Mardi Gras street argot. Strings of beads, doubloons, and other trinkets are passed out or thrown from the floats in the Mardi Gras parades to spectators lining the streets. In 1974, Bruce Gilden was a young photographer whenContinue reading “49 Amazing Photos Showing Mardi Gras in New Orleans During the 1970s and 1980s”