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In pictures: Dream cars exhibition- a history of automotive designs and concepts

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In pictures: Dream cars exhibition- a history of automotive designs and concepts
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A museum is set to launch an exhibit of some of the sleekest and most futuristic cars ever devised.
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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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The Magician Who Astounded the World by Conjuring Spirits and Talking with Mummies

The Magician Who Astounded the World by Conjuring Spirits and Talking with Mummies | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Hunter Oatman-Stanford Quick: Name the world’s greatest magician, a man who became famous by sawing women in half, making cards rise unassisted from their decks, pulling rabbits from audience member’s coats, and levitating assistants far above...
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Cunard 175th anniversary exhibition in Southampton

Cunard 175th anniversary exhibition in Southampton | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Photographs of Southampton during the era of the great ocean liners go on show to mark the 175th anniversary of the shipping company Cunard.
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Henrique Alvim Correa - War Of The Worlds Illustrations, 1906

Henrique Alvim Correa - War Of The Worlds Illustrations, 1906 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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Edith Piaf: little black dress star of exhibition marking centenary of her birth

Edith Piaf: little black dress star of exhibition marking centenary of her birth | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Exhibition on French singer Edith Piaf's life and legacy opened on Tuesday in Paris' Bibliotèque Nationale de France, with 400 exhibits – some, like her trademark black dress, not previously displayed in public...
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Top 10 Books about Life in Vintage NYC 1840s to 1940s

Top 10 Books about Life in Vintage NYC 1840s to 1940s | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We’ve picked the best books about life during different eras of vintage New York–and all of them evoke the squalor, glamor and societal pressures of their time.
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Ten Steps to Modernism: From Matisse to Rothko

Ten Steps to Modernism: From Matisse to Rothko | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
A new exhibition at Fondation Louis Vuitton explores the artistic steps that created the idea of Modernism
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From Rubble to Riches: The World’s Fair That Raised San Francisco From the Ashes

From Rubble to Riches: The World’s Fair That Raised San Francisco From the Ashes | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Hunter Oatman-Stanford When the Panama-Pacific International Exposition opened in 1915, San Francisco looked fabulous: Bedecked with ornate, European-inspired architecture and an array of technological wizardry, the city resumed its role as a...
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In 1927, the MGM lion's plane crashed and he survived on sandwiches

In 1927, the MGM lion's plane crashed and he survived on sandwiches | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
You know Leo the lion by his famous roar before MGM movies. But he had an even more adventurous life than that...
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Eve Arnold: Her Extraordinary Life in Pictures

Eve Arnold: Her Extraordinary Life in Pictures | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We celebrate the work of Eve Arnold, the photographer who broke the mould for women behind the lens

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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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From Whale Jaws to Corsets: How Sailors’ Love Tokens Got Into Women’s Underwear

From Whale Jaws to Corsets: How Sailors’ Love Tokens Got Into Women’s Underwear | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Lisa Hix
We like to think of people in the 1800s as fusty prudes who were scandalized by the sight of an ankle.
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Inside the Sneaker Exhibition That's Coming to the Brooklyn Museum

Inside the Sneaker Exhibition That's Coming to the Brooklyn Museum | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Talking to the curator behind North America's first big sneaker museum tour.
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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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That's entertainment: Somerset House is putting on an exhibition dedicated to ... - Time Out London

That's entertainment: Somerset House is putting on an exhibition dedicated to ... - Time Out London | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Somerset House is delving into The Jam’s archives to bring you an intimate look into the band for their new summer exhibition, ‘The Jam: About the Young Idea’. It's being curated by Nicky Weller, s...
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Silent film legend's costumes discovered in Georgia trunk

Silent film legend's costumes discovered in Georgia trunk | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
In the 1920s, Alla Nazimova was a household name in America and one of Hollywood's highest paid actresses.
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A Colorized Photo of Photographers Traveling with their Gear in 1912 Toronto

A Colorized Photo of Photographers Traveling with their Gear in 1912 Toronto | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Here's a colorized 1912 photograph of freelance photographers Bill and Joseph James riding a motorcycle in Toronto. Their father was William James, who's o

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Britain's first cinema flickers back to life following £6m refurbishment

Britain's first cinema flickers back to life following £6m refurbishment | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Two months before the reopening of a theatre dubbed “the birthplace of British cinema”, archives have revealed the extraordinary history of a building used to screen the UK’s first moving image – and its first X-rated film. ...
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Our Favourite Italian Fashion Moments on Screen

Our Favourite Italian Fashion Moments on Screen | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
As an Italian masterpiece returns to our screens, we pick our idols of Italian film and fashion design
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