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Vintage film posters from the days before the censor

Vintage film posters from the days before the censor | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Evocative film posters from the 'anything goes' days in early 1930s Hollywood, before the Hays Code clamped down on depictions of sex, alcohol and depictions of a life of crime.
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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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New Exhibition Spotlights Yves Saint Laurent’s 1971 Collection

New Exhibition Spotlights Yves Saint Laurent’s 1971 Collection | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
A new exhibition at the Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent shines the spotlight on the late couturier’s infamous 1971 collection, which was inspired by the Forties.
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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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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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How Leica transformed photography for ever: Celebrating 100 years...

How Leica transformed photography for ever: Celebrating 100 years... | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
It was the beginning of photography as we know it.
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Let's Take One Last Look Back at Philly's "Art Deco Palace"

Let's Take One Last Look Back at Philly's "Art Deco Palace" | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Photos via Friends of the Boyd Pearl Properties, who bought the Boyd Theater for $4.5 million in October 2014, has begun demolition work at the 1928 Art Deco theater. It...
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The weirdest items up for auction from Lauren Bacall's estate

The weirdest items up for auction from Lauren Bacall's estate | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Bronx-born Lauren Bacall was famous for her iconic film career and deep, distinctive voice. And now anyone with a few thousand bucks to spare can own a piece of this legendary New Yorker. An astoun...
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