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We Dare You to Not Laugh at These Vintage Visions of the Future

Retrofuturism Robot MaidsFuture housekeeping envisioned in the 1978 book Exploring the World of Robots. Via Paleo-Future.

Like the next number on a hopscotch course, 2013 is now just a hop, skip, and a jump away, and while we’re not ones to …

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Turn-of-the-century Photos that Will Make You Stop and Stare

There’s something about the soft graininess, stiffly displayed clothing, and all-over greyscale of antique photos that makes it hard to imagine the folks featured in them ever really existed — which is precisely why these photos from the George Eastman House collection are so arresting.

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Transportation Tickets You’ll Want to Scrapbook


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Wrinkled into the bottom of a purse, roughhoused between a book’s pages, jettisoned into the recycling — such are the fates of transportation tickets, and understandably so. Why keep a boring scrap of paper? Such was always …

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Vintage Nail Art to Inspire Your Next Mani

We decided to dig through some photo archives and find manicure tastemakers from years past.

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Meet Kater of All This Happiness

Meet Kater of the blog All This Happiness. With whimsical prints and retro flair, Kater channels fictional heroines in her everyday outfits. Perusing her blog might incite you to search out her hometown in Upstate New York because of the fairytale quality of her photos and the vintage wardrobe she has discovered there. When she doesn’t have her nose in a book, Kater is working in a bakery, where perks of the job include tasting cake (jealous!).

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The Jolly Postcard: Vintage Mail Mementos


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Even if you live in a city more vibrant than a Cirque du Soleil finale, it’s easy to feel confined when warm weather struts into town. If only we could write off our desk duties …

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Meet Steffy of Steffy’s Pros and Cons

Steffy’s blog, Steffy’s Pros and Cons, has been on our radar for a while, and we are so excited to share it with you today.

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Meet Shareen of Vintage Mavens

When we happened upon Shareen Sarwar‘s blog, Vintage Mavens, we fell hopelessly in love. Her outfit photos have movement, color, drama, and even humor. She shoots her exploits with her husband, Jorge Rubiera, who is also the business …

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Show & Tell: Susan’s Closet

In many ways, ModCloth owes its start to a crammed closet. With a bevy of thrifted finds taking over her tiny dorm room, then-college student Susan Gregg Koger started an online shop with help from her boyfriend-turned-husband, Eric. Ten

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Meet Laura of The World Looks Red

This Dutch damsel, Laura, is the brains and beauty behind the blog The World Looks Red. She calls Amsterdam home, where she studies media production and works as a translator. Her blog is a wonderland of vintage inspiration, …

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At Last, the Perfect Pair of Vintage-Inspired Lingerie

If you, like us, have yearned for the perfect set of romantic, retro-inspired lingerie, then look no further than the newly arrived Oh-So-Lovely Bra and Shorts. These styles come straight from The Loved One‘s debut collection and are …

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Make-Up in the 1940s

We recently stumbled upon this eye-opening make-up tutorial from the 1940s! We’re smitten with the instrumental background music, all of the charming face illustrations, and of course, the narrator’s prim and polished elocution. On the other hand, whoever said having …

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