36 Stunning Vintage Photos of Pattie Boyd in the 1960s

Pattie Boyd was the face of the ’60s. Her blonde hair, deep bangs, long legs, and perfect pout got her on magazine covers and snared her a bit part in the Beatles’ first film, A Hard Day’s Night. She met George Harrison on the very first day of filming, and he asked her out—thinking thatContinue reading “36 Stunning Vintage Photos of Pattie Boyd in the 1960s”

Flapper Icon and Sex Symbol: 50 Stunning Photos of Actress Louise Brooks in the 1920s

Mary Louise Brooks, known professionally as Louise Brooks, was an American film actress and dancer during the 1920s and 1930s. She began dancing at an early age with the Denishawn Dancers (which was how she left Kansas and went to New York) and then became one of the most fascinating and alluring personalities ever toContinue reading “Flapper Icon and Sex Symbol: 50 Stunning Photos of Actress Louise Brooks in the 1920s”

Lee Miller’s Stunning Images of Women During World War II

Raped aged seven. Spotted by Conde Nast aged 19. Muse to Man Ray in her twenties. Painted by Picasso aged 30. And the woman in Hitler’s bathtub in 1945, aged 38. She is Lee Miller, a model who left the world of fashion to become a fearless war photographer during the dark days of theContinue reading “Lee Miller’s Stunning Images of Women During World War II”

47 Gorgeous Photos of Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamar During the 1930s & 1940s

After a brief early film career in Czechoslovakia, she fled from her husband, a wealthy Austrian ammunition manufacturer, and secretly moved to Paris. There, she met Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio head Louis B. Mayer, who offered her a movie contract in Hollywood, where she became a film star from the late 1930s to the 1950s. Among Lamarr’sContinue reading “47 Gorgeous Photos of Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamar During the 1930s & 1940s”

30 Beautiful Photos of Gibson Girls From the Early 20th Century

The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada. The artist saw his creation asContinue reading “30 Beautiful Photos of Gibson Girls From the Early 20th Century”

Pioneering Female Photographers: Amazing Portraits of Victorian Women Behind Their Cameras

The participation of women in photography goes back to the very origins of the process. Several of the earliest women photographers, most of whom were from Britain or France, were married to male pioneers or had close relationships with their families. It was above all in northern Europe that women first entered the business ofContinue reading “Pioneering Female Photographers: Amazing Portraits of Victorian Women Behind Their Cameras”