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How To Undress In Front Of Your Husband, Circa 1937

Do you ever pause before putting in your mouth guard and slipping into your oversize Sugar Ray concert T-shirt and think, “Maybe I need to add some old-fashioned sultriness to my bedtime routine?” Don’t worry–Life magazine has got you covered. In a 1937 issue, they published a photo spread to teach wives how to undress in front of their husbands, featuring ex-burlesque dancer June St. Clair. Click through to learn the lost art of de-robing for yourself! [Retronaut]

Summer Style Inspiration: Nancy Sinatra

The moment I saw this photo of Nancy Sinatra with thick black eyeliner and an entire bouquet of flowers in her hair, I knew I had found my summer style inspiration. It might be too hot to wear her signature thigh-high boots, but the rest of Nancy’s famous flower child look is perfect for beach weekends and summer barbecues. Get the look for yourself, after the jump! Keep reading »

Vintage Style Inspiration
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Must Haves: 7 Stunning Drop Waist Dresses

Maybe it was the magical trailer for “The Great Gatsby,” or the 1920s lawn party invitation we just got in the mail, but whatever the reason, we are obsessed with drop waist dresses right now. Want to add this retro silhouette to your wardrobe? Click through to check out seven of our top picks!

Do Not Want: Tree Bark Suit

Do Not Want: Molting Boots
Pretty sure these boots are shedding their exoskeleton. Read More »
Do Not Want: Sunglasses
Patriotic? Maybe. Ridiculous? Definitely. Read More »
Do Not Want: Picnic Pants
Now you can eat potato salad off your crotch! Read More »
Do Not Want: Wang Fur Boots
Ugh, these boots are terrible. Read More »

At first glance, I would assume this was a role-playing costume for people who wanted to dress up as those giant talking trees from “Lord Of The Rings” (“They’re called Ents, dumbass.” — Email I’m going to get from my brother as soon as this is published), but it’s actually a vintage skirt suit that’s being sold for $832. I’m not sure what the going rate is for an Ent costume these days, so who knows, that might actually be a good deal. Even so, I think I’ll pass. [Farfetch]

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 1954 perfectly captures the fashion of the day, but also the moment of primping and excitement that always precedes stepping into a photobooth — whether that photobooth was in NYC 50 years ago, or in the corner of a bar today. [Frank Oscar Larson] Keep reading »

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