Vintage and Retro Style
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Vintage and Retro Style
All things vintage in style.

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Did the CIA’s Experiments With Psychedelic Drugs Unwittingly Create the Grateful Dead?

Did the CIA’s Experiments With Psychedelic Drugs Unwittingly Create the Grateful Dead? | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Ben Marks Trying to write a definitive history of the Acid Tests, a series of multimedia happenings in 1965 and 1966, in which everyone in attendance was stoned on LSD, is like trying to organize an aquarium’s worth of electric eels into a nice...
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Rita Hayworth: vintage film posters

Rita Hayworth: vintage film posters | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Beautiful vintage poster art for the classic musicals and films noirs of 1940s screen siren Rita Hayworth.
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The Political History of the Babydoll Dress

The Political History of the Babydoll Dress | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We trace the continued alignment of the babydoll with female emancipation, from lingerie to couture, mini-dresses to Miu Miu
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Qwerkywriter vintage typewriter-style keyboard – best retro peripheral ever? - T3

Qwerkywriter vintage typewriter-style keyboard – best retro peripheral ever? - T3 | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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Qwerkywriter vintage typewriter-style keyboard – best retro peripheral ever?
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This is a fresh crowd-funded invention (spotted by Retro To Go) which gives the humble Bluetooth keyboard the appearance of an old-style typewriter.
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What America’s immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island

What America’s immigrants looked like when they arrived on Ellis Island | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
America's diversity captured in photos of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island
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When Book Lovers Guarded Their Prized Possessions With Tiny Artworks

When Book Lovers Guarded Their Prized Possessions With Tiny Artworks | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
By Hunter Oatman-Stanford In the near future, when books are looked upon as objects of pure nostalgia, the concept of a bookplate might need a bit of explaining: Before the reign of e-books, streaming content, and information stored in a mythical...
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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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Barbara Streisand Art Deco piano up for auction in Edinburgh - Scotsman (blog)

Barbara Streisand Art Deco piano up for auction in Edinburgh - Scotsman (blog) | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
A baby grand piano once owned by Barbra Streisand is expected to fetch £5,000 at auction in Edinburgh.
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Bill Bernstein's Beguiling Photos of Disco's Golden Era

Bill Bernstein's Beguiling Photos of Disco's Golden Era | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
“The disco was a perfect place to forget about life and give in to the music." Photographer Bill Bernstein reflects on the glory years of Studio 54 and more in his decadent new tome
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Seven Unsung Heroines of Photography

Seven Unsung Heroines of Photography | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Oppressed by their male contemporaries, AnOther spotlights the female image-makers who paved the way for their successors
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How Art Deco made the world a better place

How Art Deco made the world a better place | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
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How Art Deco made the world a better place
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As a boy I rather took Art Deco for granted - long before I knew what it was.
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Browse the Archive of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe, America’s Original Art Power Couple

Browse the Archive of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe, America’s Original Art Power Couple | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Browse Paintings, Photos, Papers & More in the Archive of Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O’Keeffe, ... http://t.co/EG0WZLUfKm Open Culture

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Retro Tops That Let You Float Like a Butterfly and Shine Like a Disco Ball

Retro Tops That Let You Float Like a Butterfly and Shine Like a Disco Ball | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
In the last days of disco, everyone wanted to be that one-of-a-kind butterfly—particularly after Bionic Boogie’s 1978 mellow-disco tune...
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Why Julia Margaret Cameron is Photography's Secret Heroine

Why Julia Margaret Cameron is Photography's Secret Heroine | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
We spotlight one of the most remarkable female pioneers of the 19th century
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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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