50 Black and White Studio Portraits of Beautiful Swedish Women in the Early 1930s

Women’s fashion in the 1930s was more conservative than that of the optimistic 1920s. Another contrast in fashion in the 1930s from that of the decade before was a return to a more feminine look for ladies. Women’s curves were no longer being de-emphasized, skirts became longer, and clothes returned to being near the naturalContinue reading “50 Black and White Studio Portraits of Beautiful Swedish Women in the Early 1930s”

42 Wonderful Color Photos Showing Life in Sweden During the Late 1950s

Björn Allard (1923-2006) was employed as a photographer at the Swedish National Heritage Board in the 1950s and 1960s. He took part in archaeological surveys and excavations to contribute documentary photographs. Since he held an academic degree in Nordic and comparative archeology, he was certainly well suited for the work. An important part of BjörnContinue reading “42 Wonderful Color Photos Showing Life in Sweden During the Late 1950s”

40 Amazing Photos of Street Scenes of Sweden during the 1900s

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north, Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, theContinue reading “40 Amazing Photos of Street Scenes of Sweden during the 1900s”

30 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Life in Stockholm During the 1950s

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It has the most populous urban area in Sweden as well as in Scandinavia. Approximately 975,000 people live in the municipality, with 1.6 million in the urban area, and 2.4 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea.Continue reading “30 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Life in Stockholm During the 1950s”

43 Vintage Photos of Swedish Dance Bands From the 1970s

Dansband (“dance band”) is a Swedish term for a band that plays dansbandsmusik (“dance band music”). Dansbandsmusik is often danced to in pairs. The terms dansband and dansbandsmusik were coined around 1970, when Swedish popular music developed a signature style. The genre developed primarily in Sweden, but has spread to neighbouring countries Norway, Denmark andContinue reading “43 Vintage Photos of Swedish Dance Bands From the 1970s”

39 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Life of Stockholm During the 1940s and 1950s

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It has the most populous urban area in Sweden as well as in Scandinavia. Approximately 975,000 people live in the municipality, with 1.6 million in the urban area,[6] and 2.4 million in the metropolitan area.[10] The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea.Continue reading “39 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Life of Stockholm During the 1940s and 1950s”

38 Interesting Photos Showing Life in Eskilstuna, Sweden During the Late 1950s

Eskilstuna is a city and the seat of Eskilstuna Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden. The city of Eskilstuna had 67,359 inhabitants in 2015, with a total population of 100,092 inhabitants in Eskilstuna municipality (2014). Eskilstuna has a large Sweden Finn population. The town is located on the River Eskilstunaån, which connects Lake Hjälmaren and Lake Mälaren.Continue reading “38 Interesting Photos Showing Life in Eskilstuna, Sweden During the Late 1950s”

40 Awkward Album Covers of Swedish Bands That Are So Bad, They’re Good

Sweden has had a long, beautiful relationship with pop music. In the 1970s there was ABBA, in the ’80s there was Roxette, and in the ’90s there was Ace of Base and The Cardigans. Music from Sweden is incredibly versatile and most often magnificent. In recent decades, the success has extended to Sweden’s surrounding countries.Continue reading “40 Awkward Album Covers of Swedish Bands That Are So Bad, They’re Good”