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Vintage Fashion

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Flip Flops

June 27, 2018

Actress Marianne Denicourt attends the 'Les Nuits En Or 2018' dinner gala in flip flops. The event was held at UNESCO on June 11, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piaseck...

Bullet Bra: The Indispensable Underwear for the Sweater...

August 21, 2017

Invented in the late 1940s, bullet bra is a full-support brassiere with paraboloid cups. The bras usually feature decorative spirals and concentric circle stitchi...

WWII Escape Maps Turned Into A Stunning Wedding Dress

June 6, 2017

Artist Sara Jane Murray runs a studio called Home Front Vintage, which specializes in repurposing World War II-era silk maps into wearable, and beautiful, clothing and...

Men in Short Shorts Show A Forgotten 1970s Fashion Tren...

May 25, 2017

From dodgy denim numbers and terribly tight tear-offs to suspiciously short sports shorts and lady-killing khaki cut-offs, 1970s men's shorts took short to a whol...

Panniers: The Attention-Grabbing 18th Century Fashion U...

April 2, 2017

18th Century fashion is elaborate, classy and sophisticated, but oh boy was it uncomfortable. We've already written about Crinoline - the 19th century fashion und...

Retro Vests – 27 Hilarious Knit Sweaters from the 1960s...

March 30, 2017

Wouldn’t you want to wear any of these wickedly despicable retro vests of the ‘60s and ‘70s? H/T Hint Blog

Funny Vintage Photos Show How to Lace One's Corsets wit...

January 20, 2017

These vintage photos display that long-lasting practice of lacing corsets with a foot in the person's back. This is hardly recommended, since a number of corset w...

19 Incredible Colorized Photos of Victorian Women From ...

January 12, 2017

The women in Victorian era generally wear unique gowns, so colorization is the best way for us to visualize a part of their tints. Below is a stunning collection ...

Vintage Photos of Dapper Men from the Victorian Era

January 5, 2017

An era that lasted from June 1837 to January 1901, the Victorian age had a fashion that is composed of various trends which emerged and grew in province. The following p...

Romantic Men's Hairstyle from the 1960s - 1970s

December 13, 2016

Men's hair in the 60's and 70's was a big thing. From blow drying to bobbing to sideburns - they did it all! Just take a look at the collection below... Most of the photos w...

Margaret Gorman, The First Miss America, in the 1920s

December 6, 2016

In 1921, Margaret Gorman was a rising junior at Western High School (now the Duke Ellington School of Arts) when her photo was entered into a Washington Herald city po...

Sleek And Wavy: The 1930s Hairstyle for Women

December 5, 2016

One of the the key trends of of 1930s hairstyles were waves. Depending on the preferences of each person, they could be rolls, curls, finger, marcel, or water waves... Take a ...

17 Vintage Color Photos Showing High School Fashions in...

November 17, 2016

In 1969, photographer Arthur Schatz went to a California high school to do a photo-essay for LIFE Magazine on an emerging trend in fashion. The results seemed to...

Crinoline: The Victorian Fashion Garment That Killed Ar...

October 27, 2016

Unlike the farthingales and panniers, the crinoline was worn by Victorian women of every social class. In his etiquette manual published in 1875, George Routledg...

Victorian Era Waistcoat Fashion of Teenage Boys

October 14, 2016

A suit vest, or a waistcoat was first known about mid-late of the 17th century. Suit vests were commonly worn by older gentlemen, but sometimes they were also a favorite sty...

24 Vintage Wedding Photos from the Edwardian Era

September 16, 2016

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Working in the Fashion Industry 100 Years Ago, Paris

September 4, 2016

During the Belle Epoque, there was no such thing as an off-the-rack dress. Clothes shopping was a luxury reserved for the wealthy elite. These collection printed in 191...

28 Photos Show Us How 'Strange' Medical Practice of the...

August 3, 2016

Back in the 1800s, the human body was still largely a mystery. Modern medicine was just starting to take shape, but compared to what we know today, doctors at the...

This 2,000-Year-Old Roman Shoe Was Recently Found in a ...

July 19, 2016

When the Romans pushed their way north into the German provinces, they built The Saalburg (circa 90 AD) fort to protect the boundary between the Roman Empire and ...

Couple Turned Their Entire Home Into a 1940s Time Capsu...

June 27, 2016

The 1940s conjure up glamorous images and a longing for the “good old days” of yore. But Kitten Von Mew and her husband Richard of Warwickshire, England, have tak...

30 Big Hairstyles From the 1960s That You Probably Woul...

June 7, 2016

A few like Dolly Parton, Brigitte Bardot or Priscilla Presley were able to pull the big 'do off, but most end up lookin ridiculous. ...

50 Vintage Photos Show What People Were Wearing in the ...

May 15, 2016

This awesome collection is from a set of negatives serendipitously discovered in retired Navy photogrpaher Steve Given’s collections. The collection called “What...

13 Ridiculous Vintage Men’s Underwear Ads You Won’t Bel...

April 12, 2016

Advertisements of yesteryear are notorious for being plain ridiculous, wildly suggestive and inappropriate. Here are 13 vintage men's underwear ads that you'd...

Vintage Photos of Men's Hairstyle From The Past

February 7, 2016

A classic collection of men's hairstyles Men's hairstyles from the 1970s Collection of greaser men's hairstyles Modern men's hairstyles Romantic men's hairstyles fr...

22 Incredible Vintage Dresses You Would Love to Wear ( ...

December 18, 2015

The Met Museum is hoarding some of the most incredible vintage dresses of the 20th century, from the creations of unknown designers of the early 1900s to the hous...

Vintage Photos of 50 Beautiful Hairstyles for Women in ...

December 14, 2015

You've seen the 30 Big Hairstyles From the 1960s That You Probably Wouldn’t Wear Today, now we give you a new set of hairstyle collection that you'll definitely l...