Hilda, a Plus-Sized Pinup Star from the 50s (10 Pics)

Feminine beauty of American media in the 50s does not always mean a typical subtle seductive Pinup Girl. Illustrator Duane Bryers (1911-2012) introduced curvy Hilda, a plus-sized pinup star and proved so. Hilda, though missing some clothes, never loses her charm and sense of humour, even getting in the funniest and the most curious situations.

30 Pictures of Bullet Bras Which Ruled in the 40s & 50s…

In stylish period from 1940 till 1950 Hollywood actresses – famous sweater girls introduced fashion of wearing tight sweaters over a cone pointy underwear or bullet-shaped bra. The trend was reborn in the 90s by such designers as Jean Paul Gaultier and vintage lingerie brand What Katie Did. Madonna weared provocative JPG bullet bra during

Beginning of New York Hip-Hop Culture (17 photos)

Jamel Shabazz born in the 60s, since the age of 15 started to capture African American community life of his native Brooklyn. His lively photoworks depict New York street energy, times of fight for civil rights, Vietnam War protests, as well as first street art, graffiti and hip-hop culture. He documented his generation, their social

Rich American Tourists Taking a Cuban Cruise in 1954 (21 photos)

Pre embargo Cuba used to be fun fair and delicious holiday destination for rich American tourists – and they knew how to travel in style indeed! Heinrich Heidersberger , German photographer, took colorful shoots of wealthy fashionistas enjoing leisure life under the generous sun of the Carribean island. It happened during his Cuban cruise in

Nuclear Tourism In Las Vegas of the 50s (13 pics)

It was in Vegas, where the nuclear bomb used to be a hit among special type of people – Nuclear Tourists. In the end of World War 2 the USA suddenly made the nuclear bomb so devastatingly famous… In the 1950s the States made over 900 nuclear tests in the Nevada Desert lasting over 40