CottageCore dresses, granny dresses, and peasant dresses are the perfect style for an easy-going, natural and vintage inspired lifestyle. Harkening back to the nostalgic turn of the century farm life the Cottagecore aesthetic dress can be short or long, dark or light in small florals, gingham checks, plaid and earth-tone hues. Smocking, lace, ruffles, and … Read More about Cottagecore Dresses Aesthetic, Granny, Vintage
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1960s men’s haircuts and hairstyles encompass two opposite extremes and just about everything in between. On one end is the classic well groomed sidepart, and on the other is the new long haired, bearded protester. Men’s hair in the 1960s saw focused attention for the first time in the 20th century, and with its freedom … Read More about 1960s Men’s Hairstyles and Facial Hair
By the mid 1960s, the number of men wearing hats in the United States was in steep decline. Figureheads from President John F. Kennedy to astronaut John Glenn went hatless, fashion changed, and in many ways it was simply more convenient to go hatless. What came out on the other side of this decade was … Read More about 1960s Men’s Hats History, Styles, Trends
Starting at the turn of the century and up to the 1960s, there was little change in men’s workwear styles. Materials, colors, and fit changed, but the overall style of workwear for common occupations remained the same. Overalls, coveralls, uniforms, and workwear separates made up the bulk of men’s vintage work clothes. A sturdy pair … Read More about 1920s Men’s Workwear, Casual Clothes
The men’s vintage workwear style has been growing steadily for many years. Vintage suits and ties are out and in come demands for more casual, more relaxed, more workwear inspired men’s 1950s clothing. While the amount of written information about 1950s workwear is minimal, my vintage catalog collection has helped provide some examples of men’s … Read More about 1950s Men’s Workwear & Casual Clothes
I absolutely love 1930s fashion. At first I thought it would never look good on my short and curvy frame because all the fashion images from the decade feature very tall and narrow silhouettes (the hand-drawn images were not realistically proportionate in the least). After giving a few 30s outfits a try, especially mixing separates, … Read More about 1930s Outfit Ideas | Summer and Winter Inspiration