Inspirational spaces: America’s Art Deco cinemas

If you're unfamiliar with French photographer Franck Bohbot's work, you need to head to his portfolio now. With an incredible collection of images, including a wonderful series on America's Art Deco cinemas,...

Book review: Lifestyle Illustrations of the 1960s

Few books show the monumental social change that happened throughout the Sixties in a more appealing visual style than Lifestyle Illustrations of the 1960s (Rian Hughes & David Roach, Carlton Books,...
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The world’s first black cover girl: Donyale Luna

Born to a mother of African-American and European heritage and a father of African-American and South American Indian ancestry, Donyale Luna transcended all racial stereotypes and categorisations. When she...

70s fashion: platform sandals

Summer, or at least spring, seems right around the corner, which means it's time to dig out summer shoes and sandals. Platforms, that Seventies fashion staple, has never really completely gone out of fashion....

Vintage style tip: beauty spots

One of the trademarks of timeless sex appeal is the beauty spot. A true vintage bombshell look doesn't seem complete without it. It's something modern day burlesque queens like Dita von Teese and Immodesty...

Toni Frissell: Swimwear en Vogue

One of Vogue’s first female photographers, Toni Frissell (1907-1988) is considered among the most pioneering photographic artists. Our vintage swimwear expert Pam from Glamoursurf looks back at some of the...

We love vintage manicures

One of the quickest ways to add polish and authenticity to a vintage ensemble is with a vintage manicure.  But just what is a vintage manicure and how does it differ from today's styles? Candice Deville...

Secretary chic: a style retrospective

Secretaries have been depicted on the silver screen for decades. Initially often only as the witty side-kick to a male lead, but increasingly so as career women in their own right.  Tara Gardner has found...

Vintage style icon – Grace Kelly

Sara de Velasco takes a look at one of the most understated icons of the Fifties: Grace Kelly While Monroe, Hepburn and Loren continue to have a more vocal fanbase, ingrained in the public mind by their...

Vintage-inspired wedding dress inspiration

If you're planning a vintage-inspired wedding, finding the right dress is, of course, one of the most important elements. If you don't want to go vintage, repro might be the right choice for you. I've asked...