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Pierre Balmain, 1950 - dress styles gained popularity with the creation of Dior's postwar "New Look" in In when Dior left the army, he joined the fashion house of Lucien Lelong, where he and Pierre Balmain were the primary designers.

Tuppence Ha'penny: Travelling Light: Weekend Wardrobes

Vintage Fashion: Tuppence Ha'penny - Travelling Light - Weekend Wardrobes 4 piece sets ( 4 pieces make 4 different outfits)

50's fashion (dress, gloves, purse, belt, bracelet - I love it all)

I own this dress. the best thing about it is that it has bits of gold in it that you can not see in this photo. Sadly it’s at least 7 sizes too small :( “ Girl, ”

Retro waves - would love to try this, maybe for holidays? swept to one side and pinned in back. So lovely and elegant to me.

This Vintage Style Is Making A Comeback

1950s Stripes/ Photo by Nina Leen

striped beach fashion, photo by Nina Leen from the LIFE picture Collection just adore stripes


photo 19 hair and makeup inspiration from Myrna Hansen, Miss USA 1953 - this is my IDEAL hair. How come my pincurls never hold like this?

grace kelly - timeless elegance | More Grace Kelly lusciousness here: http://mylusciouslife.com/photo-galleries/entertainment-books-movies-tv-music-arts-and-culture/

Princess Grace Kelly de Monaco with her Hermès 'The Kelly' bag // American Airlines commercial

60's style - wide brimmed hats will protect you from the sun plus help you channel a free spirit hippie vibe ;)

"Girl at Rolling Stones concert" : Stone’s free concert in Hyde Park, London in The caption reads: “Hats off to teenage fashion … as displayed by the eye-catching sequins worn by Pamela Donaldson (…)”. Photo by Ian Harris,

Cool cape..1960s fashion photography by Henry Clarke. (via: theswingingsixties)

Benedetta Barzini in Fabiani’s white tent coat, being admired by sculpted bust. Photo by Henry Clarke for Vogue, “White with the most swing in Rome–Fabiani’s tent coat. Almost a cape, double.

Miami, 1955. Photo by Nina Leen.

modcloth: “ theniftyfifties: “ A model poses in summer play clothes, Miami, Photo by Nina Leen. ” New mission: Find a pair of striped suspenders during our next thrifting trip!