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Girls of Summer: Lovely Lady Skateboarders from the 1960s

A few weeks back, I found myself on LIFE Magazine's online photo archives, searching for vintage surfing photos, but was led to surface-skimmers of an entirely different sort: skateboarders! Read more »
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The Hat’s Out of the Bag: It’s National Hat Day!

clear hat
Image via Retronaut

Whether you’re rocking a cloche or a capuchon, it can’t be denied that hats are the perfect all-season accessory. In celebration of National Hat Day, today we tip our toppers to these vintage hats of the …

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Page Turners: Klimt Meets Couture

Image via Ciao Vogue. Inspired by Klimt’s Expectation (1909).

Upon seeing this 1965 Vogue Italia editorial (the likes of which are cousin to our Fashion from the ‘Art’ stylebook), I couldn’t help but utter a litany of ooh

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Page Turners: Would You Follow the Suggestions of this ’70s Editorial?

Teen Magazine 1971
Images via Flickr user Sugarpie Honeybunch

What’s that, 1971 ‘Teen Magazine?  You dare me to wear an armful of bracelets? Ooh, I’m shaking in my shiny pink pumps. Wait, now you dare me mix prints using that shirt with …

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It’s Still Good: Expired Ads to Eat Up

Watching Doug Pray’s documentary Art & Copy spurred my current musing on the creative behind vintage ads. With their colorful illustrations and sing-song copy, these food brand ads boast a yesteryear charm I definitely want seconds of.

I became …

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Page Turners: Dress for Prom like a Pro


Image via Flickr user Millie Motts.

Back in the days of yore, when I was a prom-bound, high school senior in need of a dress, I scoured the labyrinth of the internet, hoping to find a dress that was …

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Page Turners: A Charming Summer Editorial

All images via Flickr user Millie Motts.

Ah, April – the month when the suns finally rolls out of bed, and one can practically taste the summer on their lips. Soon, we’ll all be gallivanting around in short sleeves …

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