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Photobooth Flashback

Before the advent of the internet or street style blogs, photographer Frank Oscar Larson was taking candid pictures of life in New York City. I love how this shot from…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 29, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Fashion Flashback: Projecting

Here’s a worthy goal for today. Let’s all try to be at least half as cheerful as this woman, who struck a perky pose while working in the projection booth…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 15, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Fashion Flashback: This Dog Has Excellent Taste In Shoes

This photo from a 1944 issue of McCall’s magazine has me torn: do I yearn more for the vintage patent leather pumps and ornate t-straps, or the adorable terrier who…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 7, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Fashion Flashback: Suffragette Style

Check out this dance troupe striking a pose at a women’s suffrage ball sometime around 1910. With all the recent attacks on women’s rights, this photo makes me want to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 15, 2011 - 10:40 am

Fashion Flashback: Window Shopping

I love everything about this 1968 photo, although the woman’s stern expression has me a little puzzled. Surely she had a good excuse (gender oppression and the Vietnam War come…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 30, 2010 - 12:45 pm

Fashion Flashback: Below The Belt

This photo, taken over 100 years ago, captures what may be the most refined, fashionable boxing match ever waged. Mike Tyson might rock a scary face tattoo, but would he…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 21, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Fashion Flashback: Swinging London

These teens hanging out in London in 1969 so perfectly illustrate the big trends of the time: bright stripes, slim suits, impossibly over-sized sunglasses, berets, and Paul McCartney haircuts. And…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 10, 2010 - 12:15 pm