Posts tagged "victorian"

Restoration Era Sex Manual Is Finally On Sale

You know how the Victorian era was all fainting couches and chastity belts? Evidently, the Restoration era* was off the chain.
Per The Guardian, a book called Aristotle’s Compleat Master-Piece is now being brought… | January 12, 2013 - 1:30 pm

Unlikely Style Icon: Brat Pitt In “Interview WIth The Vampire”

Before there was Team Edward and Team Jacob, sparklevamps,”The Vampire Diaries,” and “True Blood,” there was just Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise and baby Kirsten Dunst. Yup, “Interview With A…

Julie Gerstein | January 3, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Don’t Worry, Victorian Era Dating Was Also Completely Confusing

If you think dating is complicated now, wait until you see how frigging confusing dating in the Victorian era was. Sure, there were all the constricting social rules and mores…

Julie Gerstein | October 1, 2012 - 11:20 am

Valentino’s Spring Campaign, All Ladylike and Such

Bette Franke, Maud Welzen, Fei Fei Sun, and Zuzanna Bijoch star in this gorgeous ad for Valentino’s Spring 2012 collection, as shot by fine art photographer Deborah Turbeville. These dresses…

Julie Gerstein | December 22, 2011 - 2:40 pm