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Vintage style icon: Jane Fonda

Frequently cited as one of the world's finest actresses, Jane Fonda is a star who exudes class and intelligence. The Fonda acting dynasty includes brother Peter and niece Bridget, though it is Jane's talent...
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Top 5 vintage Hispanic silver screen stars

Ethnic minorities such as Latinos hardly appeared in early Hollywood and if so, were often typecast in negative, subservient roles. To celebrate some of the women who broke the mold, here we've compiled a...
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5 silent film actresses everyone should know

Mary Pickford Hailed 'America's sweetheart', Mary Pickford was one of Hollywood's first super stars. Born in Toronto, Canada, in 1892, Mary started acting at the theatre at the age of seven. She began in...
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And God created Brigitte

Are you feeling that your look is a bit too tame and restrained? Well then, why not bring a touch of Gallic va-va-voom to your style, courtesy of Brigitte Bardot? Nell Darby looks at La Bardot for some vintage...
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Vintage style icon: Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish was one of cinema's first female stars. Her innocent beauty on screen matched with her hard-working attitude and business sense made for career that spanned over seven decades. Louise Black takes...
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Vintage movie icons and the films that defined them

Over the years there have been many leading ladies who have caught our eye, thanks to their vintage signature style and defining film roles. Their private lives also attracted enough attention to make them...
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Pola Negri – the last vamp

Born Barbara Apolonia Chalupiec to a poor Polish family, Pola Negri was one of the greatest Hollywood stars of the Twenties and at one point the wealthiest woman in the film industry.  A master of...
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Vintage style icons: Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong was the first Chinese-American movie star to conquer Hollywood. Born Wong Liu Tsong (meaning "frosted yellow willows") in Los Angeles’ Chinatown in 1905, she was truly a child of American...
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Vintage style icons : Debbie Harry

Of all the fast living bad gals rock n roll has produced, one lady stands out above them all. For sheer style and sass, step forward please, Miss Debbie Harry. A generation grew up, either wanting to be, or be...
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Pictures of Marilyn you might have never seen before!

Marilyn Monroe is undoubtedly one of the most recognisable film stars of all time, and photographs of her at premiers or still images of her films continue to pop up everywhere. If you are looking for rarer...
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Inspirational gallery: Twenties stars

The women of early cinema and stage still fascinate with their wide-eyed innocence, vampish charms and confident sexuality. Here is a little gallery of Twenties and early Thirties stars whose style, wit and...
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Sixties style icon: Edie Sedgwick

Edie Sedgwick, muse to Andy Warhol, American socialite, actress and model was one of America's first It girls. Her pioneering sense of style - from her blond crop to her black leotards- is still influential...