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Vintage and Retro Style
All things vintage in style.

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vintage everyday: 22 Fabulous Vintage Photos of Shoes and Hosiery Fashions from the 1920s

vintage everyday: 22 Fabulous Vintage Photos of Shoes and Hosiery Fashions from the 1920s | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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1920s Fashion: Meet The Iconic Women Who Changed Our Style Forever

1920s Fashion: Meet The Iconic Women Who Changed Our Style Forever | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We chart the greatest influencers on the 1920s style scene...
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How Far We’ve Come: Pictures From the First Winter Olympics in 1924

How Far We’ve Come: Pictures From the First Winter Olympics in 1924 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
As the thrill of the Winter Olympics sweeps the nations, it’s interesting to reflect on where we’ve come from… and it’s a surprisingly long way!
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Did Hollywood Give the 1920s a Boob Job? ‘Gatsby’ Costume Designer Tells All

Did Hollywood Give the 1920s a Boob Job? ‘Gatsby’ Costume Designer Tells All | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
"People would be startled if filmmakers put real 1922 fashion in 'The Great Gatsby.'"Breasts are everywhere in 2013’s new “Gatsby,” wh...
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Behind the #movie #costumes of #BazLuhrman's #TheGreatgatsby with #LeonardoDiCaprio & #CareyMulligan with #Fashion #Designer  Catherine  Martin

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Boys To Men: The Long And Short Of It

Boys To Men: The Long And Short Of It | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
No need to be long-winded, so I’ll keep it short: Jackets that are too short make men look like boys, while jackets of adequate length make boys look like men. Take it from these 1927 Whiffenpoofs — estimated ages 18-22.
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Singing the Lesbian Blues in 1920s Harlem

Singing the Lesbian Blues in 1920s Harlem | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Lisa Hix When Gertrude “Ma” Rainey—known as “The Mother of Blues”—sang, “It’s true I wear a collar and a tie, … Talk to the gals just like any old man,” in 1928′s “Prove It on Me,” she was flirting with scandal, challenging the listener to catch...
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Free Vintage Image 1920 Fashion Catalogue Page

Free Vintage Image 1920 Fashion Catalogue Page | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
This page is from a vintage Chicago Mail Order Co. clothing catalogue. It's a small catalogue titled Challenge Sale that expired on February 28th, 1920.
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10 great films set in the roaring 20s

10 great films set in the roaring 20s | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

"The 20s roar again in the new film of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, but Baz Luhrmann’s extravaganza is far from the first film to revel in the decadence and razzmatazz of the Jazz Age. It’s cocktail time: here are 10 of the best."

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Let's Shop For Blouses in the 1920s - Jezebel

Let's Shop For Blouses in the 1920s - Jezebel | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
My stars! Gatsby's coming to town tomorrow, and you haven't got a stitch to wear. Perhaps a new blouse is in order? ... Let's Shop For Blouses in the 1920s. My stars! Gatsby's coming to town tomorrow, and you haven't got a ...
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The Great Gatsby's Fabulous Betrayal of 1920s Fashion

<i>The Great Gatsby</i>'s Fabulous Betrayal of 1920s Fashion | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The details of the new film's wardrobe aren't historically accurate, but its costumes successfully convey the glamour and decadence of the era for a 21st-century audience.
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Have a 1920's Inspired Wedding

Have a 1920's Inspired Wedding | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Want a vintage wedding? Pay homage to a groundbreaking time period in American history by having a glamorous 1920's inspired wedding. ... So, if you dream of having a vintage wedding, do some research on the era of the 1920's.
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Then Vs. Now: 1920s New York City

Then Vs. Now: 1920s New York City | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The city has undergone some major changes since the Roaring '20s. RIP old Penn Station.

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Beretk!Ah Head Wear and Hair Accessories | Art Deco Gal

Beretk!Ah Head Wear and Hair Accessories | Art Deco Gal | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Celebrating art, jazz, vintage glamour and style... (by Clare O'Connor)
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vintage everyday: 50 Fabulous Vintage Photos That Show Women’s Street Style from the 1920s

vintage everyday: 50 Fabulous Vintage Photos That Show Women’s Street Style from the 1920s | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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The Silent Life in 1925: Beautiful Beads on Bare Backs

The Silent Life in 1925: Beautiful Beads on Bare Backs | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The ideal ensemble for a movie star in 1925? A string of beads and a smile! I like this feature (from Photoplay) because it really fulfills our expectations of what stylish ladies of the 1920′s wore.
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Did NYC Really Roar in the Roaring 20′s? Fun Interactive Site Says Yes | Untapped Cities

Did NYC Really Roar in the Roaring 20′s? Fun Interactive Site Says Yes | Untapped Cities | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
When you went out into the streets of NY in the Roaring Twenties, what did you hear? The site attempts to foster exploration of historical soundscape.
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59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again

59 Quick Slang Phrases From The 1920s We Should Start Using Again | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

"Get ready to “know your onions,” readers. If you’ve ever wanted to talk like characters from an old movie or the folks from The Great Gatsby, now’s your chance. "

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René Magritte's Early Art Deco Advertising Posters, 1924-1927

René Magritte's Early Art Deco Advertising Posters, 1924-1927 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The Belgian painter René Magritte created some of the most enigmatic and iconic works in Surrealist art. But before he moved to Paris in 1927 and began forging.
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New York City, 1924

New York City, 1924 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
A set of aerial maps, comprised of 127 images, together form a complete map of New York City in 1924. Each square on the index below represents one photograph.
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What were the roaring 20s really like?

What were the roaring 20s really like? | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

"The roaring 20s are back in vogue thanks to Baz Luhrmann’s Jazz Age spectacle The Great Gatsby, which splashes the era across the screen in hyper-real 3D and with a hip-hop soundtrack. But what was the decade really like? Here’s our guide to how boys and girls of the 20s got their kicks."

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The Button Museum Roaring 20′s Collection

The Button Museum Roaring 20′s Collection | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The Button Museum has a small collection of 1″ buttons featuring stars of the silent film era, including the four pictured. With their bobbed hair and dark lips, each actress is the picture the 1920′s flapper look.
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Top 5 Gatsby book covers | V is for Vintage

Top 5 Gatsby book covers | V is for Vintage | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
A rundown of the best vintage-style book covers available to buy The Great Gatsby book by F Scott Fitzgerald.
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All that Gatsby: Dressing the men

All that Gatsby: Dressing the men | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Getty Images All that Gatsby: Dressing the men San Francisco Chronicle (blog) The decade that gave us the flapper was also a roaring time for menswear: the tuxedo came into fashion over formal tails for evening, men's athletic wear began to...
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50 Style icons of the 1920s

50 Style icons of the 1920s | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Prepare for wantonly exposed knees and an abundance of short bobs, with the 50 most stylish women of the 1920s.
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Fashion Focus: Going Gatsby mad - Fermanagh Herald

Fashion Focus: Going Gatsby mad - Fermanagh Herald | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Fermanagh Herald Fashion Focus: Going Gatsby mad Fermanagh Herald As a fan of fashion and history this is one film I will certainly not be missing and with a host of stunning gowns, a fabulous soundtrack, wild 1920s cocktail parties and a line up...
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