Browsing Tag

fifties

  • Film, Vintage

    summertime

    have you seen summertime with katharine hepburn? looks like i need to watch it. screencaps courtesy of marcine miller…

  • Photography

    roma

    when i saw this photo on flickr several things ran through my mind: fifties, vintage, kodachrome… that is until i noticed the car in the background. wayne bremser did indeed use kodachrome…

  • Fashion

    lena hoschek

    austrian designer lena hoschek‘s spring summer 2011 collection after assisting vivienne westwood at her london studio, lena hoschek started her own label in 2006 at the age of 24. her collections do…

  • Living, Vintage

    i would like to live here (please)

    as a kid, friends of my parents had the most beautiful mid-century modern house situated on a hilltop that overlooked a valley (all mountains and vineyards and awesomeness). but i didn't care…

  • Vintage

    the great nostalgic

    the great nostalgic indeed. the kind of photo that makes you ache for an adventure, hey? this photo was taken in new mexico in 1954 and restored by…

  • Vintage

    more beach fashions

    in case you need more vintage swimsuits inspiration, these are by nina leen – also for life mag, 1950.…

  • Vintage

    playmates

    i discovered this tumblr filled with old playboy photos from the 50s & 60s (and some 70s). it’s all very tame, sweet & nice to look at (though many images are not…

  • Vintage

    teenage shindig

    these photos are from Life magazine’s archives: Teenage Music – The Beachboys, The Righteous Brothers,  ABC’s “Shindig” … i’m assuming it’s one of those american tv specials from the late fifties / early…

  • Fashion, Vintage

    snappy dresser

    i don’t ever feature contemporary men’s fashion because (a) i have no interest in it and (b) 99% of the time it’s too metro looking for my liking. do people still use that…

  • Art, Vintage

    hélène guertik

    a book of fairy tales from the fifties, beautifully illustrated by russian born artist hélène guertik. from maptitefabrique…

  • Music, Vintage

    silky soft doo wop wonders

    the fleetwoods – come softly to me (1959) i’m not sure where i heard this song the first time, perhaps in the background of a video on youtube. but i LOVE it.…