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Goldie Girl

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Happy Birthday to the effervescent pixie Goldie Hawn! More images over on the Facebook page….          

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Call Me

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The telephone has been a part of communication, photography, film and fashion for decades. Today we're looking at phone photos over on the Facebook page! Kicking off here with a delightfully campy romp on the phone with Jayne Mansfield. Come over to the FB page and chat!                      Audrey Hepburn at her wedding to Mel Ferrer, 1954     Joanna McCormick in yellow evening dress by Philip Hulitar, jewelry by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany, photo by Karen Radkai, Vogue, 1957       Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in "To Have...

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Vintage Blues

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Vintage fashions in the hue of blue over on our Facebook page today! Pop over to see the pretty!   Ernest Chiriaka - 1955       Forstmann Wool Coat in blue w/ leopard accents, 1940s....   1950s dress     Pierre Cardin blue fur coat     Pale Blue Dress, 1928 & Royal Blue Coat, 1920.         Blue silk satin corselet with detachable bow, French, ca. 1867.     Model Veruschka in blue, 1960s     Madame Gres, 1937, blue silk jersey     Chanel, 1932    

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Sweepin' The Clouds Away

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Today is Sesame Street's 44th birthday! I was born in 1969 2 weeks after this show went on the air in 1969 and have grown up in a world where Sesame Street was always present...for both myself and my daughter when she was little. Sesame Street has not only been a wonderful show for the work of the writers and Muppets but for the amazing array of celebrities that have guest starred over the decades! We're taking a look at highlights today over on the Facebook page...come on over and play!    Harry Belafonte with The Count...     Johnny...

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Fabulous Frederick's

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Who doesn't love old Frederick's of Hollywood catalogs? Sexy, stylish and suggestive...a time capsule of attitudes toward human sexuality and fashion spanning decades. Today over on the Facebook page we're looking at pages from old catalogs and adverts....go see, post your own! Some highlights...                  

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