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Todd Webb: The Forgotten Master of 1940s NYC Street Photography

Todd Webb: The Forgotten Master of 1940s NYC Street Photography | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Todd Webb was a talented photographer who took masterly, sensitive portraits of NYC and its citizens during the 1940s–but most people have never heard of him.
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Fashion on the Ration

Fashion on the Ration | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
From 'onesies' to wear in the air raid shelter to jewellery created from aeroplane parts our new exhibition looks at how fashion survived and even flourished under the strict rules of rationing in 1940s Britain.
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‘Career Girl’: Portrait of a Young Woman’s Life in 1948 New York

‘Career Girl’: Portrait of a Young Woman’s Life in 1948 New York | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Of all the photo essays that LIFE magazine published over the decades, a 12-page feature known simply as “Career Girl” remains among the most moving and, in many ways, one of the most surprising.
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Get the 1940s look – short hair

Get the 1940s look – short hair | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
If you’d love to style your hair in an authentic 1940s look but you think your hair is too short, think again. All is not lost. There are...
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Elizabeth Taylor: Photos From a Legendary Life | LIFE | TIME.com

Elizabeth Taylor: Photos From a Legendary Life | LIFE | TIME.com | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
LIFE.com presents a selection of the very best photographs of the Hollywood icon — some that appeared in LIFE magazine, and many more that were never published — including shots from the sets of Giant and Cleopatra; from studio backlots (with her...
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The first bikini was atom-sized but had an A-bomb-sized impact

The first bikini was atom-sized but had an A-bomb-sized impact | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The first bikini was designed by Louis Reard and was first shown on July 5, 1946 at Piscine Molitar, a popular public pool in Paris, Reard couldn’t get a model willing to wear his daring design, so he...

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1940s-style Katie dress from Dollydagger

1940s-style Katie dress from Dollydagger | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
1940s-style Katie dress from Dollydagger
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Dollydagger have expanded their range of vintage-inspired women's clothing with the 1940s-style Katie dress.
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A Return to Dior's New Look

A Return to Dior's New Look | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
While most of you might not remember or know of Dior's New Look, the designs will seem totally familiar to you. That's because, Christian Dior's New Look.
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'Art Deco Automobiles' exhibit opens June 14

'Art Deco Automobiles' exhibit opens June 14 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Columbia Daily Herald 'Art Deco Automobiles' exhibit opens June 14 Columbia Daily Herald An eclectic, machine-inspired decorative style that thrived between the two World Wars, Art Deco combined craft motifs with industrial materials and lavish...
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Teenagers: A 1944 Photo Essay on a New American Phenomenon | LIFE | TIME.com

Teenagers: A 1944 Photo Essay on a New American Phenomenon | LIFE | TIME.com | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
In 1944, LIFE magazine introduced its readers to a strange new breed of American citizen: the "teenager" -- and, more specifically, teenage girls -- who would shape Western culture and commerce for decades to come.
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