Dating wasn’t all cruising, pinning, and going steady. Or was it? Here’s what dating was really like in the 1950s. More
While hunting around for today’s Sex Tip From History, I was hoping to find something from the 1950s to illustrate just how far we’ve come in the lifespan of approximately one person. Just think: back when your parents were little kids, folks had no idea about the female g-spot, while today, we…still know very little for sure about the female G-spot. Whoops! But one area in which we have for sure made great strides is that of erotic representation. Case in point: this Illustrated Encyclopedia of Sex unearthed by LA Weekly, which, due to censorship laws in place at the time, could only depict sexual organs and arousal in the most symbolic, vague, and unintentionally(?) horrifying of ways. Let’s take a look! More
Menstruation isn’t what it used to be. (Click through to embiggen.) More
She’s pictured at 80.
It’s not all fun and up-dos!
Mark Shaw for Dior
Lady Daphne Cameron, 1959 by Slim Aarons
Margaret Philips for Givenchy, 1952, Henry Clarke
We got so caught up with it being “May the 4th Be With You” Day yesterday that we completely forgot it was Audrey Hepburn’s birthday. Sorry, Audrey! Here’s a nice picture of you by Mark Shaw on the set of Sabrina, from 1954.
Walde Huth, Paris, 1950′s.
A Philadelphia socialite who became an Oscar winning actress, Princess Grace of Monaco defined elegance and sophistication. More
Jane Sprague in Jacques Fath, by Mark Shaw,1953. More