15 Vintage Photos Showing Women Under Hairdryers in Salons During the 1950s & 1960s

One of our biggest pet peeves about going to the hair salon is sitting under those industrial hair dryers that just seem to burn our scalps. Now, with the new dawn of DIY hair styling, the no-heat revolution and cool products like the dryer bonnet, it’s pretty easy to transform our hair in the comfortContinue reading “15 Vintage Photos Showing Women Under Hairdryers in Salons During the 1950s & 1960s”

40 Stunning Photos Showing Fashion & Style Trends of the 1940s

As the 1940s went through times of hardship during and after WWII, the solution was significant rationing and fashion items and fabrics were no exception. Fashion became more utilitarian or function and comfortability over style. Besides this rationing, as a tribute, women’s fashion also changed to reflect that and it was seen in the newContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos Showing Fashion & Style Trends of the 1940s”

33 Wonderful Photos of Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Together in the 1970s and 1980s

Heart is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Seattle, Washington, as The Army. Two years later they changed their name to Hocus Pocus. The year following they changed their name to White Heart, and eventually changed the name a final time to Heart, in 1973. By the mid-1970s, original members Roger Fisher (guitar)Continue reading “33 Wonderful Photos of Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson Together in the 1970s and 1980s”

68 Vintage Photos Showing Wedding Gowns From the 1950s

After the shortages of World War II, women were ready for a little luxury. And brides didn’t want to skimp on the lace or fabric. In 1947, French designer Christian Dior caused a sensation when he introduced his “new look,” hour-glass dresses with long, flowing skirts – skirts made of yards and yards of cloth.Continue reading “68 Vintage Photos Showing Wedding Gowns From the 1950s”

69 Beautiful Postcards Showing Women’s Swimsuits in the 1940s and 1950s

The mid-late 1940s was a breakthrough period of women swimwear, with its peak was the birth of the bikini in 1946. And it really boomed in the 1950s. A postcard set of 69 women swimsuits from the 1940s and 1950s will bring to you a clearer view.

40 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Young Girls Featured on the ‘Top of the Pops’ Album Covers

Beginning in 1968 and running for some 92 volumes through into the eighties, the Top of the Pops albums formed one of the longest series of record releases in the U.K. Issued every few weeks, each new Top of the Pops album brought together a dozen or so quickly recorded cover versions of the chartContinue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Beautiful Young Girls Featured on the ‘Top of the Pops’ Album Covers”

50 Black and White Studio Portraits of Beautiful Swedish Women in the Early 1930s

Women’s fashion in the 1930s was more conservative than that of the optimistic 1920s. Another contrast in fashion in the 1930s from that of the decade before was a return to a more feminine look for ladies. Women’s curves were no longer being de-emphasized, skirts became longer, and clothes returned to being near the naturalContinue reading “50 Black and White Studio Portraits of Beautiful Swedish Women in the Early 1930s”

Shimada Hairstyle: The Lovely Traditional Hairdo of Japanese Women

The Shimada is a women’s hairstyle in Japan, similar to a chignon. Generally the hair is gathered together at the crown of the head and a small portion of the bun is sectioned off to point outward. This hairstyle was from the Edo period, and used still to this day. It became one of theContinue reading “Shimada Hairstyle: The Lovely Traditional Hairdo of Japanese Women”