Vintage Beauty Ads: We came across vintage beauty ads from the 1950's that were just too good to not re-share. The advertising images are classic.
As requested, here are the instructions from the 1954 booklet I used to make my circle skirt a couple weeks ago. What I really like about this particular set of instructions, besides the construction details being quite polished and result
A cover gallery for Vogue
... Images by Nina Leen Source: LIFE archive
I had a love affair with Summer of 2012. For many reasons.
Vintage labels are a square of information that while tiny, are huge clues for performing the detective work a good vintage lover knows and loves: Dating the era of one's vintage piece! To help accurately date your vintage clothing, here's your go-to...
Vintage advertising - found in my mother's basement, flea markets and various corners of the Internet - dusted off and displayed for your pleasure.
Bright caftans and even brighter jewels.
http://youtu.be/nh-IRZM8fFM Futuristic sci-fi hairstyles are featured in this quirky 1962 British Pathé film short titled Space Age Hair Fashions. At Alec
We aren't sure whether it's the mod pink blush, the palest of lips, the dramatic eyes, or the perfectly-styled hair, but just like the rest of the world, we've been swept away by 60s inspired colors, patterns, and tone. Here's a look at some of the i...
One of Yves Saint Laurent's notable designs was a precisely tailored, tuxedo-inspired jacket paired with either a skirt or trousers in an ensemble known as "le smoking." As an alternative to more traditional feminine evening gowns, this design receiv...