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Vintage

  • Circus Girls, 1949
    Vintage

    Circus Girls

    looking through these photos made me realise that you have to be damn tough to be a Circus Girl. these were taken in 1949 by Nina Leen for LIFE.…

  • LIFE visits Arrowhead Springs, 1948.
    Vintage

    LIFE visits Arrowhead Springs

    i haven’t delved into the vast LIFE magazine archives in a while, so it was a pleasure to discover this amusing article showing “six healthy girls” from a Hollywood modeling agency visiting Arrowhead Springs…

  • Yo Vintage!
    Fashion

    Yo Vintage! Spring!

    i noticed yesterday that a lot of people were tweeting Spring! Spring! and this coincided with a lot of new lookbooks in my inbox celebrating the change in seasons (coincidentally i wore…

  • Eugène Séguy: Insectes
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    Eugène Séguy: Insectes

    just gonna file this under coolest things ever. these are illustrations by French entomologist Eugène Séguy, from a book detailing his illustrations of insects and colourful decorative compositions of their patterns and colouring…

  • Vintage Black Glamour
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    Vintage Black Glamour

    Nichelle Gainour, a journalist who blogs and writes for various online and offline publications, owns a tumblr called Vintage Black Glamour that has progressed into a book, launching in June. the tumblr is unique…

  • Bike Girls
    Vintage

    Bike Girls

    growing up my older brothers had motorbikes, and i thought it was soooooo cool. sometimes they would pick me up from school on one of these tanks and i would feel like…

  • Pictoresq // Miss Moss
    Fashion

    Pictoresq

    Stéphanie Delpon and Domitille Dallemagne are founders of Pictoresq, a french online magazine slash shop that sells designer and vintage clothing – all modeled by their own friends. each story features clothes…

  • Yo Vintage // Her
    Fashion

    Yo Vintage: Her

    Yo Vintage is one of my long time sponsors (please check the sidebar and support these shops & makers!), and owner Sarah just sent over their latest lookbook, entitled Her after the…

  • Miss Moss // Body Movin'
    Vintage

    Body Movin’

    i don’t know about you guys, but this time of year is kinda awful. not only do we all have to go back to work (sigh) but some of us have probably…

  • At Home in Brooklyn: The Nooney Brooklyn Photographs, 1978-1979
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    At Home in Brooklyn

    Dinanda Nooney was a photographer from Manhattan who documented the lives of families living in Brooklyn from 1978-79. she donated the entire collection to the NYPL Digital Gallery in 1995, and i found…

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    Mayflower Supply

    Liz Hull contacted me about her new vintage store Mayflower Supply, which will be launching online very soon – you can sign up to their newsletter here to find out when. the…

  • blackie
    Vintage

    Blackie

    Blackie was the cat of photographer Gjon Mili, who was best known for his work for Life magazine. you can see a beautiful series he did with Picasso that i previously blogged about…

  • miss-moss-forest-history-society-001
    Vintage

    Forest History Society

    the Forest History Society is probably exactly what you think it is – an archive dedicated to collecting, preserving, and disseminating forest and conservation history. they have an extensive collection of photographs…

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    Vintage

    Princess Margaret

    poking around the Life archives i came upon these photos of Princess Margaret visiting “British East Africa”, today Kenya, Uganda, Zanzibar and Tanzania. i mostly wanted to share these because of that fabulous dress…