Topic: 1950s

Okay, You Can Be Eternally Beautiful By Day But You’ll Be An Insect By Night. Yes Or No?

Okay, You Can Be Eternally Beautiful By Day But You'll Be An Insect By Night. Yes Or No?

Lots of questions arise as a result of this watching video, like: is she our new hero? How cool is it that there’s a WASP women who has nothing to do with Lily Pulitzer? But I think the most important question to ask yourself after watching the trailer for the 1959 classic Wasp Woman is “good idea, yes or no?” She gets to be eternally beautiful! She only has to turn into a bug at night! Being a bug could be really fun! Though, admittedly, being a giant bug could put a damper on your nightlife, unless you’re a club kid, and it’s 1995, in which case Michael Alig will kill you anyway. But, I mean, beauty is all about compromises. – via Five Feet of Fury More »

Retro Snap: Cecil Beaton

Retro Snap: Cecil Beaton

ca. 1951, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Model wearing a baby blue spring bare shoulder ball gown by Mademoiselle: the skirt is short in front adds length to the back with ostrich feathers attached from the waist. Backdrop art work by Jackson Pollock’s Abstractions photographed at the Betty Parsons Gallery. — Image by © Condé Nast Archive/CORBIS More »