33 Candid Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Premiere of “Some Like It Hot” at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre in March, 1959

Some Like It Hot made its debut around the world in March 1959. Premiere’s were held in Chicago (which Marilyn attended) and Memphis on 17th March and then in Washington on the 21st March. But it was the New York premiere at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre on 29th March 1959 that fans remember most forContinue reading “33 Candid Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Premiere of “Some Like It Hot” at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre in March, 1959”

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”

21 Fantastic Photographs Showing Scenes of Paris in the 1950s and 1960s

Not unlike its Western “great power” counterparts, 1960s France was a time of economic gains and social upheaval. Under the presidency of Charles de Gaulle, the country rebuilt itself from the destruction wrought by World War II, becoming more prosperous and less reliant on countries like the United States along the way. Paris is theContinue reading “21 Fantastic Photographs Showing Scenes of Paris in the 1950s and 1960s”

74 Remarkable Vintage Photos Showing Turkish Clothing in 1873

Ottoman clothing is the style and design of clothing worn by the Ottoman Turks. While the Palace and its court dressed lavishly, the common people were only concerned with covering themselves. Starting in the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, administrators enacted sumptuary laws upon clothing. The clothing of Muslims, Christians, Jewish communities, clergy, tradesmen, andContinue reading “74 Remarkable Vintage Photos Showing Turkish Clothing in 1873”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 9

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 9”

From Jackie Kennedy’s Pillbox to Twiggy’s Mod Cut, See the 15 Most Iconic Hairstyles of the 1960s

The 1960s were a decade of enormous change. They came in with the Kennedys and ended with Woodstock, and in between everything changed, including the hair.

24 Wonderful Photos Showing Women’s Fashion During the 1960s

There’s no denying that the ’60s were one of the most impactful eras in fashion. Setting the tone for modern style, the decade revolutionised womenswear with bold colours, striking cuts and a rebelliously youthful attitude. So, it comes as no surprise that 50 years on, key trends from the time continue to influence designers, stylistsContinue reading “24 Wonderful Photos Showing Women’s Fashion During the 1960s”

48 Wonderful Photos of Beautiful Women From in the 1950s

Born 1916 as George Allen Aarons in Manhattan, New York, American photographer Slim Aarons noted for photographing socialites, jet-setters and celebrities. At 18 years old, Aarons enlisted in the U.S. Army, worked as a photographer at West Point, and later served as a combat photographer in World War II and earned a Purple Heart. AfterContinue reading “48 Wonderful Photos of Beautiful Women From in the 1950s”

40 Beautiful Fashion Photos From the 1940s

Constantin Joffé was born in Russia, and moved to France as a young man, at that time he joined the Volunteer French Foreign Legion and fought in WWII, he was captured and spent time in a concentration camp. He spoke 5 languages, he was supposed to travel to the US on the Heindenburg, but missedContinue reading “40 Beautiful Fashion Photos From the 1940s”

40 Stunning Photos of Dolly Parton From the 1960s to the 1980s

Born 1946 in Pittman Center, Tennessee, American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actress, author, businesswoman, and philanthropist Dolly Parton is known primarily for her work in country music. After achieving success as a songwriter for others, Parton made her album debut in 1967 with Hello, I’m Dolly. With steady success during the remainder of theContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Dolly Parton From the 1960s to the 1980s”