Fierce Viking Hairstyles For Modern Day Valkyries

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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.

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 »

Reimagine Classic Movies Through The Acid-Trip Style Of Artist Dan Mumford

Reimagine Classic Movies Through The Acid-Trip Style Of Artist Dan Mumford

Working as a freelance illustrator, designer and screen printer, London based artist Dan Mumford creates highly detailed and imaginative images. His intricate work starts with hard, bold lines often drafted in pencil, pen or on a tablet. Then the colours and tones are refined and perfected. Dan has worked for artists such as ‘Iron Maiden’, ‘Pearl Jam’, ‘Devil Wears Prada’, ‘Bleeding Through’ and ‘Gallows’ and continues to climb to the very top of his game. Continue reading »

Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Captures Portraits In The Style Of Old Master Painters

Photographer Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk Captures Portraits In The Style Of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is inspired by the masterpieces of old master painters. Continue reading »

Retro Photos In WTF Style

Retro Photos In WTF Style

A collection of retro photos in the style of WTF will make you laugh. Continue reading »

“Lavatory Self-Portraits In The Flemish Style”: Artist Recreates 15th Century Paintings In Airplane Toilets

"Lavatory Self-Portraits In The Flemish Style": Artist Recreates 15th Century Paintings In Airplane Toilets

Created by Nina Katchadourian “Lavatory Self-Portraits in the Flemish Style” is part of a bigger piece called “Seat Assignment” which is based on improvising with materials close at hand while in flight. This project started in 2010 and still ongoing. Continue reading »

Illustrator Repaints Cartoon Characters In Her Unique Style, And They Look Better Than Original

Illustrator Repaints Cartoon Characters In Her Unique Style, And They Look Better Than Original

Isabelle Staub is a US-based artist who specialises in portraiture and character design. Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she uses her skills to turn cartoon characters and popular culture icons into her own unique and often super lifelike creations. Seeking inspiration in everything from Disney princesses and Powerpuff Girls to Pennywise the Clown and Tarantino movies, Staub transforms each of her subjects with a wholly distinct style of her own. Continue reading »

“I Want To Take You Higher”: Girls Of Woodstock, The Best Beauty And Style Moments From Summer 1969

"I Want To Take You Higher": Girls Of Woodstock, The Best Beauty And Style Moments From Summer 1969

Woodstock 1969. The legendary music festival is celebrated during three days by thousands of people, especially women of all ages whose style and attitude were immortalized by photographers from all around the world. In color or black and white, the atmosphere of this ode to music is perfectly captured, in a place where it wasn’t unusual to bump into the great Janis Joplin. Continue reading »

Men’s Shorts In The 1970s: The Fashion Style May Make Men Look Cool

Men’s Shorts In The 1970s: The Fashion Style May Make Men Look Cool

The 1970s were really the thighlights for quad-baring shorts. Shorts are one of fashion styles that makes women look sexiest. So how about with men? Just check out these snapshots to see what men looked like in shorts in the 1970s. Continue reading »

A Minimalist Style That Tells Ordinary Situations With Irony And Fun – Stylized Drawings With A Sense Of Humor By Geoff McFetridge

A Minimalist Style That Tells Ordinary Situations With Irony And Fun - Stylized Drawings With A Sense Of Humor By Geoff McFetridge

Geoff McFetridge, founder of the Champion Studio, tells ordinary situations with irony, stylized and abstract drawings. They stem from the synergy between his fine arts practice and his background in graphic design. The Los Angeles-based artist works with a color palette of grays, whites, blues and pinks while he’s placing subjects in ordinary situations in a humorous way. Continue reading »

Illustrator Reimagines Famous Fast Food Brands As Manga-Style Characters

Illustrator Reimagines Famous Fast Food Brands As Manga-Style Characters

Ever wondered how fast food brands would look like if they were human? A Philippines-based illustrator who goes by alias Ozumii Wizard brings KFC, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Jolibee, and Burger King to life in her Japanese manga-style digital art. Continue reading »

Illustrator Repaints Disney Princesses In Her Unique Style

Illustrator Repaints Disney Princesses In Her Unique Style

If you spend your days surfing the never-ending Instagram feed, you might’ve already heard of a freelance illustrator called Isabelle Staub, who rocked the platform with her fresh reimaginings of classic Disney Princesses. What you might not know, though, is that this series also helped the artist to get out of a serious creative block. Continue reading »

Creative Animal Hair Style Collections By Nagi Noda

Creative Animal Hair Style Collections By Nagi Noda

Nagi Noda was a Japanese pop artist and director born in Tokyo. She worked as a freelance art director and as an artist and fashion designer. She created camapigns for Nike and Laforet and a short film for Panasonic. Noda’s works are defined by artificiality and seriality, balancing between visual art and commercial relations with a high degree of creativity and non-conformity in their aesthetic and narration. Continue reading »