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Fashion Report: American Horror Story Season 4

We're a month away from the October 8 premiere of American Horror Story: Freak Show, the fourth season of this bizarre TV series. Read more »
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Fashion in Film: Clue

Was it Mrs. Peacock in the study with the knife? Everyone's favorite super-sleuthing board game comes to life in 1985's Clue. Between Miss Scarlett's red lips and Mrs. Peacock's gilded gold dress, there's plenty of fashion to appreciate while you collect the facts to solve the crime. Read more »
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Lora Lamm’s Lovely Illustrations

Looking for a new illustration crush? Look no further than the work of artist Lora Lamm, a key contributor to the Milanese design style during the '50s and '60s. A pioneer among female designers and an inspirational artist to all, Lora Lamm's bold graphic design work will surely inspire your next eye-catching work of art! Read more »

The Diner Things in Life

Cafe 50's jukebox
We couldn't have found a more apt location for our latest Summer in Focus stylebook shoot. LA's Cafe 50's is the site of some of our most stunning shots, and we're excited to show more of them. Read more »
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Vintage View: I Love Paris in the ’50s

As springtime approaches, we're pining for a Parisian holiday. Since we can't whisk ourselves over there right this very moment, we found the next best thing: vintage snapshots. Read more »
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Tough Threads: Taking Tips from Teddy Girls

Forever haunted by those striking vintage photographs of Teddy Girls by Ken Russell in 1950's London, we went out in search of modern editorials inspired by Russell's iconic images. Read more »
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Fave Finds: Diana’s Fabulous Fifties Frock!

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Who: Diana of Retro Glam Girl

What: A 1950′s vintage dress

Where: Salvation Army

How much: $1.50

When I use it: “On dates with my husband.”

Shopping tips: “Be patient and look through every single rack at the thrift store; …

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Fave Finds: October’s Carolyn Schnurer Sundress

Who: October of October Rebel

What: 1950′s Carolyn Schnurer sundress

Where: Theatre rummage sale

How much: $5

When I use it: “I love wearing it outdoors — it has a sort of tea party-on-the-lawn quality. It’s great for outdoor gatherings.”…

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Fashion in Film: The Blob

The Blob
Get ready for company, because this is the summer of alien invasions. Hollywood headliners such as Prometheus and Men in Black 3 are ushering extraterrestrials earthward in droves, inspiring us to dig up one of our favorite alien flicks, The Blob. Read more »
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Fave Finds: Rebecca’s Retro Dress

Who: Rebecca of Rebecca Anne Photography

What: A blue 1950′s handmade dress

Where: At a Goodwill in Athens, Georgia

How Much: Less than $6

When I Use It: “I just bought it yesterday, so I have yet to wear …

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