Oktoberfest is the world’s most famous beer festival, held in Munich, Germany. One of the world’s largest beer-centric congregations, Oktoberfest attracts thousands of people from across the continent to Munich, with the intention of celebrating Bavaria’s historic culture whilst enjoying flagons of the region’s finest beers. Continue reading »
Birds of Britain, an acclaimed book of photographs by John d Green, was published almost 50 years ago, in September 1967. The book featured John d Green’s strikingly individual, unconventional and witty portraits of 58 of the girls who made London swing – actresses, models, aristocrats, fashion designers, boutique owners and pop singers. Continue reading »
Philippe Halsman (2 May 1906 – 25 June 1979) was born in Riga and began to take photographs in Paris in the 1930s. He opened a portrait studio in Montparnasse in 1934, where he photographed André Gide, Marc Chagall, André Malraux, Le Corbusier and other writers and artists, using an innovative twin-lens reflex camera that he had designed himself. Continue reading »
Cavalier is an American magazine that was launched by Fawcett Publications in 1952 and has continued for decades, eventually evolving into a Playboy-style men’s magazine. It has no connection with the Frank Munsey pulp, The Cavalier, published in the early years of the 20th century. Continue reading »
Born 1927 and grew up in the Bronx, New York, photographer and film director Jerry Schatzberg photographed for magazines such as Vogue, Esquire and McCalls. He made his debut as a feature film director with 1970’s Puzzle of a Downfall Child starring Faye Dunaway. Continue reading »
Poetic, ethereal, naive and slightly fantastic, the Romanian photographer Michelle de Rose‘s universe make the magic happens at each shot. She wants to reveal the inner emotions through several striking portraits, sometimes even surrealistic, to offer romantic works able to touch its spectators. Continue reading »
Today we will continue to recall the dresses and images of Russian beauties of pre-revolutionary Russia, but not in illustrations and paintings of artists, but in photographs. The photos below are taken from the collection of Shabelsky from the collection of the Russian Ethnographic Museum. Continue reading »
Edwardian girls not only fascinated by their clothing, many of them also had a pure beauty as angels. Check out these lovely vintage photos to see the beauty of young Edwardian girls from the 1900s. Continue reading »
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Mictecacihuatl earned the title Lady of the Dead when she was sacrificed as an infant, but California-based photographer Tim Tadder brings her back to life in this haunting photo series called ‘Las Muertas.’ Inspired by the Mexican Day of the Dead, the choice of skull-painted women pays subtle homage to the festival’s Aztec roots where Mictecacihuatl, the goddess of the underworld, was worshipped.
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Talbot Lago T26 Grand sport SWB Saoutichik is displayed for auction during the Retromobile show in Paris, Tuesday, February 3, 2015. 60 rusting motors, which include a vintage Ferrari California Spider, a Bugatti and a very rare Maserati, were found gathering dust and hidden under piles of newspapers in garages and outbuildings at a property in France. The cars were collected from the 1950s to the 1970s by entrepreneur Roger Baillon, who dreamt of restoring them to their former glory and displaying them in a museum, but, his plans were dashed as his business struggled, forcing the sale of about 50 vehicles, to be auctioned off on Feb. 6. (Photo by Jacques Brinon/AP Photo)
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Five women dressed in white wedding gowns take turns sleeping on display in The National Art Museum in Kiev, Ukraine. They are part of a project called ‘Sleeping Beauties’ created by Canadian-Ukrainian artist Taras Polataiko. (Efrem Lukatsky/Associated Press) Continue reading »
They usually cheer from the sidelines, but on Sunday, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers cheerleaders took the field — well, the beach at Spanish River Park — to compete in volleyball, tug of war, flag football and on an obstacle coarse.
The event kicked off a week of activities for the Battle of Florida game on Saturday featuring former FAU and UM coach Howard Schnellenberger coaching his South team against former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden’s North squad.
This is a view of the cheerleaders with which fans are most familiar: The Buccaneers’ cheerleaders entertain the crowd during a September game against the Atlanta Falcons at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. (Margaret Bowles/Associated Press) Continue reading »
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