Posts tagged "vintage"

What cute chickies.  I love vintage Easter Greetings, even if some of them air on the side of creepy - ie, when personified animals are doing strange things in antiquated clothes. This one manages to escape that description, though.  Happy Easter, everyone, from you to me.

What cute chickies.  I love vintage Easter Greetings, even if some of them air on the side of creepy - ie, when personified animals are doing strange things in antiquated clothes. This one manages to escape that description, though.  Happy Easter, everyone, from you to me.


When did we lose sight of these bathing beauties as ideal body types?

When did we lose sight of these bathing beauties as ideal body types?


Yes, here’s my heart, pounded down to powder form, perfumed, and in a pretty tin can.  Is that enough?  

Yes, here’s my heart, pounded down to powder form, perfumed, and in a pretty tin can.  Is that enough?  


Note to self: wear awesome hair scarves, even with casual duds.

New London, Connecticut (1942)

Note to self: wear awesome hair scarves, even with casual duds.

New London, Connecticut (1942)


Stop giving Lady Gaga so much cred.

Stop giving Lady Gaga so much cred.


andibgoode:

Someone Kathleen and Geraldine by Darth Bengal on Flickr.

Wonderful.

Bobby socks with loafers and summer playsuits.  Why no more?

Bobby socks with loafers and summer playsuits.  Why no more?

(Source: thatsspiffyvintage)


My hutch cabinet will someday look just like this one.

My hutch cabinet will someday look just like this one.


All these years and I never knew The Ditty Bops were covering this song performed by Ms. Betty Grable, the hair envy of my life.  Actually, this goes beyond pure hair envy: I just want to be her.  Anyway, the lyrics are altered, but The Ditty’s have obviously taken from this version!


What a doll!  I just came across this lovely vintage donning beauty on her blog, Sweetheart of a Rodeo.  I love how she makes vintage doable on a day-to-day basis with her mismatched coordination.  So fun.

What a doll!  I just came across this lovely vintage donning beauty on her blog, Sweetheart of a Rodeo.  I love how she makes vintage doable on a day-to-day basis with her mismatched coordination.  So fun.