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

Curated for V is for Vintage at http://visforvintage.net
Curated by Julie B
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Working in the Paris Fashion Industry 100 Years Ago

Working in the Paris Fashion Industry 100 Years Ago | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
The industry's most prestigious fashion houses are currently celebrating haute couture week, but for the fashion world a century ago, every week was haute couture week. During the Belle Epoque, there was no such thing as an off-the-rack dress and clothes shopping was a luxury reserved for t
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Fashion Myths – The hobble skirt and Coca Cola

Fashion Myths – The hobble skirt and Coca Cola | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

"I only heard this story for the first time a few years ago – on the Wikipedia history of the hobble skirt. Although the entry has now been somewhat modified, the story survives and is..."

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Myth-busting.

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Fifth Avenue Then and Now, a Century of Streetviews in NYC

Fifth Avenue Then and Now, a Century of Streetviews in NYC | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it
Using newly-released images from the New York Public Library, a comparison of street views of New York made in 1911, and today, using Google Maps.
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Ten costumes from the National Gallery's 'Ballets Russes'

Ten costumes from the National Gallery's 'Ballets Russes' | Vintage and Retro Style | Scoop.it

"The designers, choreographers and artists who collaborated with Sergei Diaghilev of the Ballets Russes –  the company that introduced Modernism to dance — are among the biggest names in art history."

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