40 Vintage Photos of Women Wearing One-Piece Bathing Suits in the 1950s

Ladies of the 1950s sure knew how to make an entrance to the beach or at a tiki poolside party. For the early 1950s, despite the reaction to the 2-pieces swimsuit worn by Brigitte Bardot in Manina, the Girl in the Bikini in 1952, most women in the 1950s still wore one-piece suits. To increasingContinue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Women Wearing One-Piece Bathing Suits in the 1950s”

22 Amazing Portrait Photos of Iranian Women From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Parisa Damandan (born 1967) is an Iranian photographer and art historian. She received a degree in photography from the University of Tehran. She is the author of Portrait photographs from Isfahan: Faces in transition, 1920-1950, a book illustrating the history of Isfahan in the early 20th century with portrait photographs, which she collected over aContinue reading “22 Amazing Portrait Photos of Iranian Women From Between the 1920s and 1950s”

77 Vintage Photos of Lovely Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants From the 1960s and 1970s

Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) was a United States airline headquartered in San Diego, California, that operated from 1949 to 1988. It was the first large discount airline in the United States. PSA called itself “The World’s Friendliest Airline” and painted a smile on the nose of its airplanes, the PSA Grinningbirds. Opinion L.A. of theContinue reading “77 Vintage Photos of Lovely Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants From the 1960s and 1970s”

46 Extraordinary Fashion Photos From the 1950s and 1960s

From 1951 to 1955, German photographer Rico Puhlmann studied fashion design, art design, and art history at Berlin University of the Arts (Hochschule für Bildende Künste Berlin). Initially, he had worked as fashion styler for magazines such as Burda Moden, Constanze, and the Textil-Report since 1955. Simultaneously, he worked as fashion photographer. His fashion photosContinue reading “46 Extraordinary Fashion Photos From the 1950s and 1960s”

Women in Pants: Vintage Photos From the 1850s to the 1930s

Although fashion did not embrace the look of trousers on the female form until the late 20th century, history saw working women wearing them a hundred years prior. From Victorian coal miners who rolled up their skirts around their waist to reveal soot-covered pants underneath to today’s terrible backlash of factory-torn denim, spandex jeggings, andContinue reading “Women in Pants: Vintage Photos From the 1850s to the 1930s”