35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s

The 1950s were a transformative time in American pop culture. With the creation of rock and roll, growing popularity of jazz music, and the so-called Golden Age of Television, 1950s men’s hairstyles were influenced by the likes of Elvis Presley, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, and Cary Grant. The regular haircut, side-parted with taperedContinue reading “35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s”

45 Vintage Photos Showing Men’s Fashion During the Early 1940s

Men’s fashion in the 1940s enjoyed what some may consider its last great hurrah in true gentlemanly style and elegance. It was an era that initially began with practical styles due to the Second World War starting in 1939 and ending in 1945. Once the war was over, the end of strict rationing was celebratedContinue reading “45 Vintage Photos Showing Men’s Fashion During the Early 1940s”

44 Interesting Photos Men’s Fashion in the 1970s

Men’s fashion in the 1970s changed fashion history. Never before did men have so many choices. Wide flare jeans, platform boots and leisure suits… As well as their bold use of colour, peacock looks usually included satin shirts, ruffles, tunics, turtlenecks, Cuban heeled boots, bell-bottoms, and braided belts. Suits also featured bright colours and unusualContinue reading “44 Interesting Photos Men’s Fashion in the 1970s”

37 Stunning Photos of Natacha Rambova, Wife of Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino in the 1920s

Natacha Rambova (born Winifred Kimball Shaughnessy; January 19, 1897 – June 5, 1966) was an American film costume designer, set designer, and occasional actress who was active in Hollywood in the 1920s. In her later life, she abandoned design to pursue other interests, specifically Egyptology, a subject on which she became a published scholar inContinue reading “37 Stunning Photos of Natacha Rambova, Wife of Screen Idol Rudolph Valentino in the 1920s”

15 Vintage Photos That Capture the Nylon Stockings’ Allure in the 1940s and 1950s

Before the 1920s, stockings, if worn, were worn for warmth. In the 1920s, as hemlines of dresses rose, people began to wear stockings to cover the exposed legs. These stockings were sheer, first made of silk or rayon (then known as “artificial silk”), and after 1940 of nylon. The introduction of nylon in 1939 byContinue reading “15 Vintage Photos That Capture the Nylon Stockings’ Allure in the 1940s and 1950s”

26 Beautiful Vintage Photos Showing Parisian Women’s Fashion From the 1900s

In 1900 skirts were still that long that they were brushing the floor (and with a train), including day dresses. The fashion houses in Paris presented a new silhouette with thicker waist, flatter bust and narrower hips. By the end of the decade, most fashionable skirts still brushed the floor, but approached the ankle. InContinue reading “26 Beautiful Vintage Photos Showing Parisian Women’s Fashion From the 1900s”

48 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Model & Painter Renée Perle From 1929-1931

Born in Romania, Renée Perle, a Romanian-Jewish girl who moved to Paris, is famous as the first muse of the famous French photographer Jacques-Henri Lartigue (1894-1986), who is considered one of the leading photographers of the 20th century. Renée lived with Lartigue as his girl friend, having met her in 1929. Her spectacular beauty inspiredContinue reading “48 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Model & Painter Renée Perle From 1929-1931”

The Disposable Clothing: Hot Trend “Paper Dress” Was a Short-Lived Fashion Novelty Item in the Mid-1960s

During the 1960s styles were constantly changing and there were many brief fashion fads and trends. One such trend was that of the paper dress. ‘Disposable’ clothing reached its peak around 1966-68 but was generally more of a gimmick than a viable alternative. Society was adopting an increasingly ‘throw-away’ attitude; disposable cutlery, and cigarette lightersContinue reading “The Disposable Clothing: Hot Trend “Paper Dress” Was a Short-Lived Fashion Novelty Item in the Mid-1960s”

40 Amazing Vintage Portraits of Persians Taken During the 19th Century

Antoin Sevruguin is one of the first photographers to document life during the reign of the Qajar dynasty in Persia (1785–1925). Born into a diplomat family in the Russian embassy in Tehran in 1830, Sevruguin traveled around the country as an artist and photographer portraying the everyday lives of the Iranian people from 1870 toContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Portraits of Persians Taken During the 19th Century”