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”
Marianne Evelyn Gabriel Faithfull (born 29 December 1946) is an English singer, songwriter, and actress. She achieved popularity in the 1960s with the release of her hit single “As Tears Go By” and became one of the lead female artists during the British Invasion in the United States. Born in Hampstead, London, Faithfull began herContinue reading “54 Beautiful Photos of Marianne Faithfull during the 1960s”
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”
Marion Cecilia Davies (born Marion Cecilia Douras;[a] January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Educated in a religious convent, Davies fled the school to pursue a career as a chorus girl. As a teenager, she appeared in several Broadway musicals and one film, Runaway Romany (1917). SheContinue reading “50 Glamorous Photos of Marion Davies in the 1920s and 1930s”
These amazing photographs that captured portraits of musicians in the 1850s and 1860s.
“Some years ago I discovered a cache of glass negative mug shots taken in the early 20th century; each negative was inscribed with the man’s name and alleged crime. In order to research the life of each man pictured in the 500 negatives, I spent the next three years traveling back and forth from NewContinue reading “23 Extraordinary Mugshots of Turn-of-the-Century Prisoners”
The Misfits is a 1961 American drama film written by Arthur Miller, directed by John Huston, and starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift. The supporting cast features Thelma Ritter, Eli Wallach and Kevin McCarthy. It marked the last completed film of both Gable and Monroe. For Gable, the film was posthumously released, whileContinue reading “31 Amazing Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable On the Set of “The Misfits”, 1960”
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”