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Vintage Sexism: Hanging on the Telephone

Of the stereotypical pastimes linked to women throughout the decades, few seem more persistent than the tendency to while away the hours on the telephone. Read more »
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Vintage View: The Golden City in a Golden Time

San Francisco, CA, known for its iconic bridges, cable cars, fog, and landscapes, is a city with a storied cultural past. Take a look back in time with these vintage photographs of the City by the Bay. Read more »
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Putting Out the Past: Laughable Vintage Cigarette Ads

We love vintage, but as we all know, not everything from the past is pleasant! During our June stylebook shoot at retro diner Cafe 50's, we discovered some hilariously outdated ephemera on the walls of this non-smoking establishment. Read more »
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Vintage Sexism: All Eyes on Suit

When you don a bathing suit, you’re usually getting ready to wade in the ocean or lie in the sun. A bathing suit is the most comfortable way to get poolside, right? In these ads from the 1920s through the …

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Vintage Sexism: The Data Game

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Versatile! Dependable! Compatible! Maybe even sexy? Well, judging from the lucky fellow in the second advertisement, it sure looks like computers can transmit some serious sexual magnetism. When I was searching for subject matter for …

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Vintage Sexism: The Way to a Man's Heart

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When Alice’s husband gets bored with her, and his gaze starts to wander over to “pink and white” Betty Thorton, Alice will know exactly how to win him back, thanks to Brer Rabbit Real Plantation Molasses. All …

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