Funky Platform Shoes – the Past.

Do you remember the ultra funky platform shoes that were all the rage in the 1970s? After their use in Ancient Greece for raising the height of important characters in the Greek theatre and their similar use by high-born prostitutes or courtesans in Venice in the 16th Century, platform shoes are thought to have been […]

Big Hair Hits Munich in the 1960s.

The prize-winning coiffures in a contest in Munich, Germany on 1 May, 1964. They were designed for evening wear and hairdressers at the time said that anyone with a little time could copy them. Image Credit: Photograph by AP Photo Source: 1964: The World 50 Years Ago – The Atlantic

The Beautiful and Charismatic Lilli Langtry.

Lillie Langtry was beautiful, smart, had wit and passion all  in one mesmerizing package. Langtry was a stage actress persuaded to go into the acting business by famed writer and poet Oscar Wilde. As her popularity grew, more people started to gravitate towards Langtry, because of her charisma and undeniable beauty. Whenever she entered the […]

Vintage Pics of Strange Beauty Devices, 1920s-40s.

Pictures below describe how terrible beauty care procedures looked like in the 1930s and 1940s. Women now must be happy they don’t have to spend many hours sitting under strange devices or put weird things on their faces. Permanent hair procedure. Germany, 1929 Blow-drying, 1920s. See more Images via vintage everyday: 15 Unusual and Bizarre […]

Amazing Photos of Models in Castles & Mansions by Miss Aniela.

“Swan Lake” (2014), all images © Natalie Lennard Photographer Natalie Lennard, who works as Miss Aniela, creates lavish scenes centered around elegantly dressed models. While each image might seem, at first glance, like a straightforward luxury fashion shoot, further inspection reveals surreal details. A canary yellow tulle gown morphs into birds, and ocean water splashes […]

A 60 year old Male Fashion Model.

I studied law but never practiced and instead worked in the movie business and advertising. Due to personal reasons I started a new job in April 2015. For the fun of it I decided to grow my beard thinking it would be a mess, but people said they liked it. This happened many times and […]

‘Portraits’ by Frank Eugene, 1900 to 1910.

Born in New York to immigrant parents, Frank Eugene (1865 – 1936) was one of many young German-Americans to travel to Munich to study at the Royal Bavarian Academy of Arts. He was a founding member of the Photo-Secession and one of the first university-level professors of photography in the world. Eugene considered himself more […]

Trendy Women’s Street Fashion of the 1920s.

Berlin, 1928 Immortalized in movies and magazine covers, young women’s fashion of the 1920s was both a trend and social statement, a breaking-off from the rigid Victorian way of life. These young, rebellious, middle-class women, labeled ‘flappers’ by older generations, did away with the corset and donned slinky knee-length dresses, which exposed their legs and […]

Style Tribes of the 1950s-1960s.

Teddy boys: With a streetwise 1950s blend of Edwardian dandyism, Saville Row fashion and styles borrowed from Hollywood westerns, teddy boys were Britain’s first identifiable youth tribe. Photograph: Joseph McKeown/Getty Images Ever since teddy boys started stalking the streets of Britain with their dandy looks, teen scenes have come thick and fast. A new book […]

1940s Hollywood Fashion Hairstyles.

Lauren Bacall The 1940s was really a glamorous time for hairstyles. Rita Hayworth Many movie stars including Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Rita Hayworth… with their wavy and curly hairstyles that were the popular styles of the 1940s. Carole Lombard See more images via vintage everyday: 16 Glamorous Vintage Photos of American Actresses That […]