1980s covers of the Yugoslavian magazine Racunari, published in the 1980s and 1990s.
A collection of original spy gadgets used by secret agents during the gold era of espionage, Source:Bonhams
A selection of the amazing historical animated GIFs of French photographer Nicolas Monterrat, who turns old photographs into strange and twisted animated GIFs…
A collection of ugly and tasteless postcards from 1950s -1970s…
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.
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
We know about cool drive-in movie theaters, when mods invited their dates for a movie night under the stars in classic cars. However, photographer Sam Shere, proves that there existed also such coolest fact as drive-in churches! Taken as far as in 1947, these rare pictures bring astonishing feeling of a large retro community of
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
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
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
Harper’s Bazaar, 1867
People are attracted by different things and the understanding of beauty changes with time. Below we roll 100 years back the timeline to see the changes that usually seem to come gradually and almost unnoticeable.