Fascinating Vintage Photographs of Dutch Men In Traditional Volendam Worker Pants

Not long ago clothing was based on local traditions and customs. There were no national brands or fashions. The clothing that one wore reflected the culture of the place: their village, their region. While there may have been less individuality within any given group, there was more diversity between nations and regions; each area had its own costume. Continue reading »

Traditional Russian Wedding Pictures

Turns out that even when it comes to wedding photos (previously), nobody does it as awkward as Russians! Continue reading »

Bum-shaped Mooncakes Crack Traditions at Chinese Festival

A ‘cheeky’ company in Hong Kong has created buttocks-shaped mooncakes.

Lifestyle goods store Goods of Desire (GOD) created the non-traditional mooncakes for the annual Mid-Autumn Festival in China and Singapore. The derrière-inspired cakes take on a slightly different interpretation of the word ‘moon’, and the company describes the product as a ‘resemblance of a person’s butt to a full moon’. The mooncakes come in several designs – Bunny (with fishnets and a fluffy tail), Cover-Up (with hands placed over the bum), Full Monty (bare bum) and Mind The Gap resembling a builder’s bum.


The T-back (left) and Cover-up buttock-shaped mooncakes sold by Hong Kong lifestyle label Goods of Desire (Picture: Reuters) Continue reading »