25 Wonderful Photos of the All-Girl Rock Group The Runaways From Late the 1970s

The Runaways were an all-female teenage American rock band that recorded and performed in the second half of the 1970s. The band released four studio albums and one live set during its run. Never a major success in the United States, The Runaways became a sensation overseas, especially in Japan, thanks to the hit singleContinue reading “25 Wonderful Photos of the All-Girl Rock Group The Runaways From Late the 1970s”

50 Amazing Illustrations of Pin-Up Girls by Enoch Bolles From the Art Deco Era

Enoch Bolles (1883–1976) was one of the best known of the Art Deco era pin-up artists, mostly because of the massive exposure his images received on newsstands from coast to coast. Enoch Bolles’ pin-up girls were fun-loving and sexy, often provocative in their poses but occasionally caught in embarrassed or slightly self-conscious moods. Bolles beganContinue reading “50 Amazing Illustrations of Pin-Up Girls by Enoch Bolles From the Art Deco Era”

34 Vintage Photos of Clubs at North Carolina Women’s Colleges in the Early 20th Century

Not all clubs at women’s colleges in North Carolina were highly formal organizations. Many were formed to connect students with similar interests, to connect students from the same state, or purely in pursuit of fun. How would you like to have been a member of the Bandanna Gang at Salem College in 1907? Or theContinue reading “34 Vintage Photos of Clubs at North Carolina Women’s Colleges in the Early 20th Century”

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”

30 Beautiful Photos of Actress Linda Darnell in the 1940s

Only a real movie buff would remember her name today, but in the forties everyone knew Linda Darnell. Her beauty and talent made her one of the top female stars at Twentieth Century-Fox. Daughter of a Texas postal clerk, actress Linda Darnell trained to be a dancer, and came to Hollywood’s attention as a photographer’sContinue reading “30 Beautiful Photos of Actress Linda Darnell in the 1940s”

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”

18 Elegant Photos of Ladies in Dresses From the 1930s

The most characteristic North American fashion trend from the 1930s to 1945 was attention at the shoulder, with butterfly sleeves and banjo sleeves, and exaggerated shoulder pads for both men and women by the 1940s. The period also saw the first widespread use of man-made fibers, especially rayon for dresses and viscose for linings andContinue reading “18 Elegant Photos of Ladies in Dresses From the 1930s”

36 Stunning Photos of Actress La Jana During the 1920s & 1930s

La Jana was the stage name of the brunette Viennese-born actress and exotic dancer Henriette “Henny” Hiebel. She was trained as a ballerina for ten years and first performed at the Frankfurt Kinderoper at the age of eight. Of boyishly slim build, she appeared on stage in cabaret in 1921. La Jana received good publicityContinue reading “36 Stunning Photos of Actress La Jana During the 1920s & 1930s”

40 Stunning Hand-Colored Images Illustrating Nurse Uniforms of All Nations in the 1950s

The nurse’s uniform is a universal code for professionalism, decorum, efficiency, esprit de corps, and commitment to humanitarian values. Originally introduced to distinguish the untrained traditional nurse, who dressed in the everyday women’s wear of her class, from the trained and licensed modern nurse, clad in a neat, clean, and well-fitting uniform, it was aContinue reading “40 Stunning Hand-Colored Images Illustrating Nurse Uniforms of All Nations in the 1950s”