Philipp Kubarev is the artist who soulfully depicts familiar images of the Soviet past, bringing back its warmth and romantic appeal. Nothing special – drinks, food, interiors… but it seems you feel the taste of those painted dishes, bubbles of champagne in the glass… Continue reading »
A series of candid vintage photographs capture the intimacy between lovers during the 1950s. Continue reading »
Taking erotic pictures and then sending them to your partner seems like something people have always managed to do. In the late 19th century and the early 20th though, taking photographs was not that easy, and exchanging “French Postcards” was that time’s sexting. Continue reading »
Men’s hair in the 1970s was a joy to behold. Hairstyling and grooming was no longer simply for women – hair products were now marketed to men, and many happily used them. Mustaches and mutton chops were in, even fake facial hair was worn and accepted. It was a hairy decade! Continue reading »
Romantic comedies are (arguably) the most formulaic of all movies, and studios use that rom-com formula to make a bunch of money with very little effort. Many fans enjoy the predictable nature of rom-coms, and will actually get upset if a film strays too far from the norm, so it’s no wonder filmmakers don’t even try to do anything different with the genre. In fact, romantic comedies are kept predictable right down to their poster layouts, of which there are around five types. Continue reading »
These brightly colored postcards, sent by French families and soldiers during World War I, are part of a set of similar cards available on Flickr from the George Eastman House. Because sending postcards to soldiers was postage-free during the conflict, the cards were mass-produced in great quantity and variety. Imagery offered solace and urged staunch resolve. Continue reading »
Rock climber Luis Cardona recently asked his girlfriend to marry him, and his proposal totally rocked. He popped the question to Maddy Thorpe, who he met in August 2015, while the two were at Elevation Rock Gym in Logan, Utah. Enlisting the help of photographer India Earl, the two devised a plan. While Maddy was at the top of one of her climbs, Luis’s friends quietly appeared down below where they turned off all the lights and quickly decorated the gym with rose petals and string lights. Continue reading »
If you are one of those fortunate people who knows more than one language, you’ll know that some words are just untranslatable. But help is at hand from illustrator Emma Block (working with Vashi.com), who shows us the meaning of these “untranslatable” words with her truly beautiful drawings. Continue reading »
U.K.-based Oliver’s Travels recently announced the latest in aquatic luxury, launched just in time for Valentine’s Day.
This romantic submarine package, using speciality adapted submarines aptly named Lovers Deep, will send couples into secluded isolation below the sea and caters to every romantic whim, according to The Daily Mail.
Passengers can enjoy stunning marine views while cuddling down below, and they can feast on a unique, aphrodisiac tasting menu with dishes like oysters, caviar and a chocolate fondant with essence of pomegranate. There is even a petal-scattering service and a champagne breakfast in bed. Continue reading »