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The history of “Try A Little Tenderness”: from Tin Pan Alley to Watch The Throne

The history of “Try A Little Tenderness”: from Tin Pan Alley to Watch The Throne | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
One of my favorite songs is Otis Redding’s cut of “Try A Little Tenderness.” Here he is doing it live in 1967.
The song has an interesting history. It’s first incarnation was written in the Tin Pan...
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America's First Female Photojournalist, Jessie Tarbox Beals, With Her Cameras

America's First Female Photojournalist, Jessie Tarbox Beals, With Her Cameras | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Here's a photograph of Jessie Tarbox Beals, America's first female photojournalist, with her camera on a street a century ago. While most female photograph
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A 1950s Kitchen, Locked Away Since It Was Built

A 1950s Kitchen, Locked Away Since It Was Built | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Like walking back in time, furniture designer Nathan Chandler opened the door on a home he bought in 2010 and found the kitchen in nearly original conditio
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Inside a Subterranean Time Capsule Holding Vintage Paris Metro Trains

Inside a Subterranean Time Capsule Holding Vintage Paris Metro Trains | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Parisian trainspotters have hoarded a special secret: a storage track for old Paris Metro subway trains, visited only by spray painters and photographers
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A Shock of Schiaparelli: The Surreal Provocateur Who Forever Altered Fashion

A Shock of Schiaparelli: The Surreal Provocateur Who Forever Altered Fashion | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Hunter Oatman-Stanford
Elsa Schiaparelli made women feel beautiful, daring, and independent—by convincing them to wear insect jewelry, clown prints, and shoes on their heads.
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The Rescued Film Project

The Rescued Film Project | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
An online archive of forgotten and lost pictures trapped in rolls of film until now, have never been seen. Old film developing. Expired Film Developing.

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Le photographe Levi Bettweiser parcoure la planète à la recherche de photographies perdues ou pas encore développées.

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Collecting Rudolph and Other Reindeer Games

Collecting Rudolph and Other Reindeer Games | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer was born in 1939 as a marketing gimmick. This may surprise you, but the amazing thing is, Rudolph still draws 'em in. Rud

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Circling the Globe With the Mid-20th Century’s Most Brilliant Matchbox Art

Circling the Globe With the Mid-20th Century’s Most Brilliant Matchbox Art | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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Hollywood Ghost Diner

Hollywood Ghost Diner | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
I've been on the lookout for a truly authentic 1950s diner since I arrived in California. I finally found it, driving down Wilshire Boulevard and screechi
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When Postcards Made Every Town Seem Glamorous, From Asbury Park to Zanesville

When Postcards Made Every Town Seem Glamorous, From Asbury Park to Zanesville | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Ben Marks In 1973, New Jersey's favorite son, Bruce Springsteen, used a linen Tichnor postcard (although with a more generic, and boring, background) for the cover of his first album, making it the most recognized large-letter postcard out...
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The Silent Life in 1925: Ladies, now art deco hairstyles are yours for the asking!

The Silent Life in 1925: Ladies, now art deco hairstyles are yours for the asking! | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Here is a fun little curio from Photoplay. Natacha Rambova, aka Mrs. Rudolph Valentino, aka Winifred Shaughnessy of Salt Lake City, was in the process of making What Price Beauty? when she decided to cross-market her hair-dos to Joan Q.
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38 pictures that show how British cinemas have changed in the past 100 years

38 pictures that show how British cinemas have changed in the past 100 years | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Travel back through the decades with this gallery of plush picture-houses from the past century.
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Brighton's Saltdean Lido awarded Heritage Lottery funding

Brighton's Saltdean Lido awarded Heritage Lottery funding | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Brighton's run-down Saltdean Lido is to receive more than £4.7m of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
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Before Business Cards: Trade Card Designs From the Victorian Era

Before Business Cards: Trade Card Designs From the Victorian Era | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Between 1870 and 1890, the most common and visible way to spread word about your business was through the form of “trade cards,” the predecessor to the modern business card.
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Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change

Darling, Can You Spare a Dime? How Victorians Fell in Love With Pocket Change | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Lisa Hix
A young Victorian woman stands on a beach and stares out past the crashing waves, far out into the ocean, wondering where her sweetheart is now. His ship sailed months ago, and he’s not due to return for years.
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Chicago (1927) A Silent Film Review

Chicago (1927) A Silent Film Review | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Eat your heart out, Bob Fosse. hink Chicago started as a 1970’s musical? Think again! The original play by Maurine Watkins was filmed twice before it was ever a musical, once as a silent and once as a talkie. Juicy though the story of murderesses and corruption was, the behind-the-scenes action was just as intriguing.... Read more →
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The 1960s Pucci Air Hostess Uniforms

The 1960s Pucci Air Hostess Uniforms | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
I was doing my daily browse through Pinterest and came across this eye-popping photograph of two ladies wrapped around the staircase of an airplane cabin, un
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The Time Machine Sweet Shop in Paris

The Time Machine Sweet Shop in Paris | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
You could stand in the endless line at Ladurée, queuing up with the other macaron zombies, or you could go on a little hunt, off the beaten path for somewhere
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‘It’s a Wonderful Life': Rare Photos From the Set of a Holiday Classic

‘It’s a Wonderful Life': Rare Photos From the Set of a Holiday Classic | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Far more than a mere plot device heralding George Bailey’s dark night of the soul (and his joyful return to the land of the living), softly falling snow is something of a central character in Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life.
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In Praise of Nylon Stockings: Classic Photos of a Fashion Staple

In Praise of Nylon Stockings: Classic Photos of a Fashion Staple | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The invention of nylon in the mid-1930s by the geniuses at DuPont, and the first commercial sale of nylon stockings in late October 1939, are landmarks in fashion history that anyone with a modicum of reverence for the timeline of chic would do...
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Costume Candidates for 2014

Costume Candidates for 2014 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
It’s that time of year when we ask our fans and Kickstarter backers to vote on which new “wild card” costumes they’d like us to do. The wild card costumes, or TBD costumes, are the ones that backers get to pick. They’re extras on top of the regular costumes already promised as part of the […]
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Paper Dresses and Psychedelic Catsuits: When Airline Fashion Was Flying High

Paper Dresses and Psychedelic Catsuits: When Airline Fashion Was Flying High | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Lisa Hix
Today, travel by airplane can feel like a dreary slog. You have to get up too early and stand in long lines, subjected to other people’s screaming babies and rowdy children.
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Unforgettable Eisenstaedt: 22 Amazing Photos by a Master

Unforgettable Eisenstaedt: 22 Amazing Photos by a Master | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898–1995), the man behind some of the most memorable pictures of the 20th century, was a professional photographer for almost 70 years. He started working in photography in Weimar Germany in the 1920s.
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Stonehaven's art deco Carron Restaurant to close

Stonehaven's art deco Carron Restaurant to close | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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Stonehaven's art deco Carron Restaurant to close
The Courier
A stunning 1930s art deco building that at various times has been home to restaurants, shops and the army during wartime, is to stop trading this month.
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