30 Amazing Photos of 1960s Young Ladies in Short Skirts

Short skirts have existed for a long time, though they were generally not called ‘mini’ or recognized as a fashion trend until the 1960s. Hemlines were just above the knee in 1961, and gradually climbed upward over the next few years. By 1966, some designs had the hem at the upper thigh. Stockings with suspendersContinue reading “30 Amazing Photos of 1960s Young Ladies in Short Skirts”

40 Stunning Portrait Photos of Beautiful Young Women From the Turn of the 20th Century

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, according to the well-known saying. Yet it is only in the present day that our eyes need to make some effort to find beauty in so many faces. When it comes to women of the past, their appearance was unquestionably pure. One can be sure — thisContinue reading “40 Stunning Portrait Photos of Beautiful Young Women From the Turn of the 20th Century”

40 Stunning Photos of Evelyn Keyes in the 1930s and 1940s

Born 1916 in Port Arthur, Texas, American actress Evelyn Keyes came out to Hollywood by age 18 as a chorus girl and was introduced to Cecil B. DeMille who in her own words “signed me to a personal contract without even making a test”. After a handful of B movies at Paramount Pictures, Keyes landedContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Evelyn Keyes in the 1930s and 1940s”

20 Amazing Photographs of Ernest Hemingway Posing With Big Fish

“My big fish must be somewhere.” The legends surrounding Ernest Hemingway and his days at war — from World War I to the Spanish Civil War, are often recounted, but when he wasn’t risking his life on the battlefield or writing, he was likely hunting or fishing. At four years old, Hemingway learned to fish,Continue reading “20 Amazing Photographs of Ernest Hemingway Posing With Big Fish”

40 Photographs That Show Eric Clapton’s Style on the Stage From Between the Mid-1980s and Early 1990s

In the eighties, Eric Clapton was trying to quit drugs and alcohol. Naturally, he got really into clothes and women. “I’d always loved clothes, and that became a huge interest for me,” he told Classic Rock in 2016. Clapton meant it when he said he’d always been really into clothes: His 1970s stage ensembles includedContinue reading “40 Photographs That Show Eric Clapton’s Style on the Stage From Between the Mid-1980s and Early 1990s”

36 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Catharine Bach in the 1970s

Born 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, American actress Catherine Bach had her professional debut as one of the children in a production of The Sound of Music. Her first screen appearance was in the Burt Lancaster murder mystery, The Midnight Man, shot in upstate South Carolina in 1973. Her next role was Melody in the 1974Continue reading “36 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Catharine Bach in the 1970s”

35 Beautiful Photos of Hungarian Actress Steffi Duna in the 1930s

Born 1910 as Erzsébet Berindey in Budapest, Hungarian actress Steffi Duna started dancing at the age of nine and first attracted attention as a thirteen-year-old ballet dancer in Europe. She made her first stage appearance performing dramatized fairy tales at the Children’s Theater of Budapest. Duna made her film debut in The Indiscretions of EveContinue reading “35 Beautiful Photos of Hungarian Actress Steffi Duna in the 1930s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1960s Volume 12

The 1960s (pronounced “nineteen-sixties”, shortened to the “’60s” or the “Sixties”) was a decade that began 1 January 1960 and ended December 31, 1969. In the United States and other Western countries, the Sixties is noted for its counterculture. There was a revolution in social norms, including clothing, music (such as the Altamont Free Concert),Continue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1960s Volume 12”

40 Vintage Photos of Charabancs From the Early 20th Century

A charabanc is a type of horse-drawn vehicle or early motor coach, usually open-topped, common in Britain during the early part of the 20th century. It has “benched seats arranged in rows, looking forward, commonly used for large parties, whether as public conveyances or for excursions”. Charabancs were especially popular for sight-seeing or “works outings”Continue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Charabancs From the Early 20th Century”

Vintage Photos That Defined Bathing Suits of the 1930s

While the 1920s started the trend for leisure activities like swimming, it was economic changes in the 1930s that made swimming a pastime for everyone — not just those lucky enough to live near a beach. Cheap entry prices made swimming an affordable diversion for weekend fun. The silhouette of the 1930s swimsuit took onContinue reading “Vintage Photos That Defined Bathing Suits of the 1930s”