35 Brides Before And After Their Wedding Makeup That You’ll Barely Recognize

A wedding is a special ceremony and everything has to look perfect – from the food and decorations, to the clothes and hair. The preparations often start in the early morning and the celebration lasts the whole night – and during all this time, the bride’s makeup has to stay perfect. That’s why a good makeup artist can be a godsend for the bride. Continue reading »

Fierce Viking Hairstyles For Modern Day Valkyries


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Vikings are truly history’s badasses – the wolf fur wearing, Sleipnir-taming conquerors that have left their incredible mark all over the world. And though one might think of them as mountain-sized savages, the truth is that Vikings cared about their appearances as much as they cared about Odin. Not only they were known for their love for sauna and general cleanliness, but also their red or blond meticulously well-kept manes, that have led the Viking men to be regarded as wife-stealers and maid charmers. Continue reading »

25 Year Old British Man Dresses As A 19th Century Regency Gentleman In Bespoke Clothing He Designs

25 year old Zack MacLeod Pinsent of Pinset Tailoring in Brighton, U.K. is a very dapper young man who dresses as if he were a Regency gentleman from the 19th century. Pinset told the BBC that this clothing is far more comfortable for him and builds his confidence more than modern clothing ever did. In fact, he burned his last pair of jeans as a teenager. Continue reading »

Vintage Adverts Of Hair Necessities For Men From The 1970s

Whilst the world of ladies’ grooming and hair care products seems to be constantly evolving and presenting new and ever more challenging products the main thing us chaps need to worry about according to the magazine and newspaper advertising is er, dandruff. Now call us old stick in the muds but we reckon that whilst products (and the marketing therein) for the fairer sex have improved beyond comparison we seem to have got a bum deal. In fact we would argue that things have in fact moved backwards. Continue reading »

The Craft Of Ladies’ Hairdressing: Cool Pics That Show Unique Hairdos Of The ’50s Ladies

A selection of photographs from the section ‘Competition Hairdressing’ of the book The Craft of Ladies’ Hairdressing (1959) by S.G. Flitman. Continue reading »

Splendid Vintage Snaps Of Young Girls With Very Big Hair In The 1980s

The 1980s can be categorized as a decade of excess. The new generation of young people placed a heavy emphasis on individuality, materialism and consumerism, all of which was reflected in the popular fashions and hairstyles of the time. As usual, the music, television and, for the first time, computer industries played a prominent role in determining what styles and trends took off across the country. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Fashion And Beauty Photography By Ellen Simone

Marvelous female portraits by Ellen Simone, a multi-talented 24-years old photographer, retoucher, and artist currently based in Stockholm, Sweden. Ellen focuses mainly on portraiture, fashion, and commercial photography. She shoots amazing beauty, glamour, editorial, and street style portraits. Continue reading »

Bon Jovi Really Loved Wearing Ridiculous Outfits In 1980s

Fashion changes over time. Today, a man wearing short-shorts is basically a punchline. But what if I told you there was a time when ridiculous outfits featured below were not only acceptable, but sexy? That time was the 1980’s… Continue reading »

Russian Stylist Gives 35 People Extreme Makeovers And You’ll Hardly Believe They’re The Same People

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Konstantin Bogomolov is a Russian image designer, fashion analyst, and the headmaster of the International Education Centre “Bogomolov’ Image School”, operating in Riga, Latvia. The designer, along with his students, has been giving people amazing makeovers since 1999 and once you see the after pics, you’ll have a hard time believing you’re looking at the same person. Continue reading »

Cool Pics That Defined Big Hairstyles Of Women In The 1980s

1980s was a decade that defined diverse hairstyles, included the mullet, tall mohawk hairstyles, jheri curls, flattops, and hi-top fades, which became popular styles. Amongst women, large hair-dos also typified the decade. Continue reading »

Woman Splashes £70K Transforming Her Three-Bed Terrace Into A Retro Wonderland After Raiding Charity Shops


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A nostalgia nut has transformed every room of her three-bed terraced house into a retro wonderland. Visitors feel like they have stepped back in time when they enter Trudi Evan’s vintage vision at her home in Stanley, County Durham. Continue reading »

Meet Raptor Lamp 2.0 – LED Light In Jurassic Park Style

Unusual, fun, and perfectly timed with the Jurassic World movie, the Raptor Lamp 2.0 is a playful adjustable lamp modeled to look like a Velociraptor. Designed to be an item worth collecting first, and a lamp later, the Raptor Lamp sits on your desk, looking positively ferocious with its moving jaw and adjustable limbs. Continue reading »

A World Of 80s Style: Photographs Documented British Teenage Courtship At North England’s First Disco Pub

These photographs were taken by Tom Wood at the Chelsea Reach Nightclub in New Brighton. They belong to a prolonged period of visual negotiation between Wood, the immediate community and the wider environs of Merseyside. Girls and boys on the pull are unaware of his tactful lens, as they flirt, drink, letch, snog, and dance the night away… Continue reading »

“Choose Your Retro Haircut!”: Hair Style Selections From The 1950s-1980s

Date-bait, The Perfecto, Wethead, The Dry Look, The Proto-Mullet, the Forward-Combed Boogiie and many more vintage hair dos and hair don’ts… Let’s have a look through some vintage barbershop and hair salon guides and see how folks were sculpting their hair in decades past. Continue reading »

Soviet Fashion: Style Pages From 1980s U.S.S.R.

Were Soviet women dressed in drab, utilitarian garb – not according to their fashion magazines.

I recently came across some Soviet fashion magazines from 1987-1989 and thought I’d share. Like most Americans, during the Cold War, I pictured all Soviet women as homely and hardened by their harsh life, dressed in drab utilitarian garb. As these pages prove, that was far from the case – and certainly not in the last years before the break up. What we find are fashions not so different to a JC Penney catalog of the same period. Let’s have a look… Continue reading »