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British Pathé to open up entire film archive of 85K videos to YouTube

British Pathé to open up entire film archive of 85K videos to YouTube | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
British Pathé is to release its entire archive of videos – totaling 3,500 hours of content – on YouTube. The archive, which comprises 85...
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Art Deco homes for sale – in pictures

Art Deco homes for sale – in pictures | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Here are some homes – from Essex to New Jersey – for lovers of clean lines and polished chrome
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Inside the Abandoned Campus of the Bennett School for Girls in Millbrook, NY

Inside the Abandoned Campus of the Bennett School for Girls in Millbrook, NY | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Halcyon House. Image via Wikimedia Commons
For several years now, we’ve seen abandoned hospitals, schools, shipyards, warehouses, and are continually struck by each site’s eerie, quiet beauty.
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A Home for Found Polaroids

A Home for Found Polaroids | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
AnOther zooms in on the new creative project that's adding a fresh perspective to the classic photographic medium
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Could an Old-School Tube Amp Make the Music You Love Sound Better?

Could an Old-School Tube Amp Make the Music You Love Sound Better? | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Ben Marks
Like a lot of adults who attended too many rock concerts in their reckless youth, my hearing is not what it used to be.
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14 Beautiful Vintage Art Deco Mailboxes in NYC

14 Beautiful Vintage Art Deco Mailboxes in NYC | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Letter box at the St. Regis Hotel. Image via Art Deco Mailboxes
The book Art Deco Mailboxes by Karen Greene and Lynne Lavelle is a wonderful survey of the iconic mailboxes installed in American buildings in early 20th cenetury.
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Germaine Krull: The Modernist Photographer That Time Forgot

Germaine Krull: The Modernist Photographer That Time Forgot | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
A new exhibition sheds light on the work of Germaine Krull, favourite of Man Ray and forgotten pioneer of modern photography
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The Stout Scarab Is An Art Deco Minivan From 1936

The Stout Scarab Is An Art Deco Minivan From 1936 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
If there has ever been a car that looks exactly like what its name implies, then the Stout Scarab is it. It is the result of trying to completely rethink the car in order to maximize interior space and aerodynamic properties in the mid 1930s.
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Tacky, Wacky, Wonderful Vintage Independence Day Celebrations

Tacky, Wacky, Wonderful Vintage Independence Day Celebrations | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Saturday is Independence Day here in the States, and you know what that means: Americans doing wacky things while other Americans take pictures. Join me for a stroll through some delightfully offbeat shots of the past.
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Melbourne's iconic art deco theatre The Astor re-opens to public

Melbourne's iconic art deco theatre The Astor re-opens to public | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Melbourne's much-loved art deco cinema The Astor reopens to the public.
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Cooking With Glass: How Pyrex Transformed Every Kitchen Into a Home-Ec Lab

Cooking With Glass: How Pyrex Transformed Every Kitchen Into a Home-Ec Lab | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Hunter Oatman-Stanford Maybe your dad used a Pyrex measuring cup whenever he made pancakes, or your roommate always baked her famous lasagna in a rectangular Pyrex pan, or your grandmother had a set of the brightly colored Pyrex mixing bowls on...
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The Illustrious History of the Fashion Magazine

The Illustrious History of the Fashion Magazine | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We explore Amsterdam's brilliant new investigation into the history of fashion
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Wes Anderson designs retro Milan café for Prada

Wes Anderson designs retro Milan café for Prada | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

The US director hopes his Bar Luce will prove to be a great place to spend some 'non-fictional' afternoons.


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Earliest Known Running Shoes on Display at Brooklyn Exhibition

Earliest Known Running Shoes on Display at Brooklyn Exhibition | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
At first glance, the shoe shown above resembles that of a men’s dress shoe thanks to the leather upper and slightly raised heel. In reality, the footwear is considered to be the oldest known example of a running shoe.
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Lessons We Can Learn from Colette

Lessons We Can Learn from Colette | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We take a lesson in sassiness from Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette on the anniversary of her death
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Striking images from Historic England archive in book and exhibition

Striking images from Historic England archive in book and exhibition | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Photographs are drawn from collection of 9 million, many from the 19th century showing street scenes and vanished buildings
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Lupe Vélez: The Tragic Tale of a Femme Fatale

Lupe Vélez: The Tragic Tale of a Femme Fatale | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We look back at the life of Lupe Vélez and her tragic Hollywood tale in which death and fashion really were sisters
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Bialik furniture collection references Art Deco floor tiles

Bialik furniture collection references Art Deco floor tiles | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
London designer David Amar has created a dressing unit, a daybed and benches with built-in storage based on floor tiles in a 1920s home in Tel Aviv
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Let There Be Light Bulbs: How Incandescents Became the Icons of Innovation

Let There Be Light Bulbs: How Incandescents Became the Icons of Innovation | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Hunter Oatman-Stanford From the neon tubes of theater marquees to your desk lamp at work, from the million-watt glare of sports stadiums to the nightlight faintly glowing in your child’s bedroom, it’s impossible to imagine the modern world...
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Explore the TWA Terminal, a Pristine Time Capsule From 1962

Explore the TWA Terminal, a Pristine Time Capsule From 1962 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Right now, a team of digital scanning whizzes is back in their Florida lab, making a digital 3D model of the TWA Flight Center. Last week, while the staff...
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How a Makeup Mogul Liberated Women by Putting Them in a Pretty New Cage

How a Makeup Mogul Liberated Women by Putting Them in a Pretty New Cage | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Lisa Hix When Caitlyn Jenner made her debut on the July 2015 cover of “Vanity Fair” in full old-Hollywood glamour mode, her highly styled appearance triggered discussion and debate: After all, not every woman has the money or even wants to...
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English Farmhouse Left Frozen in Time Since the 1940s

English Farmhouse Left Frozen in Time Since the 1940s | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Although this Queen Anne-style building may look like a typical English farmhouse on the exterior, it hides an incredible secret inside: a home left frozen in time since the 1940s. Located in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire, the interior of the Grange Farm has remained unchanged for nearly 80 years, when the recently deceased owners inherited the property from their parents. Siblings Jack and Audrey Newton, both unmarried and without children, lived in the house together for nearly a century, bu
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The Photographer From Clerkenwell | Spitalfields Life

The Photographer From Clerkenwell | Spitalfields Life | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear - The Independent

New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear - The Independent | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
With summer fast approaching, London's Fashion and Textile Museum has opened its doors to a new exhibition that explores over 100 years of stylish swimwear, from bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis.
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