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10 Decades of Beauty

Wanna see something cool?  This is a seamless transition of 10 decades of beauty trends in less than 90 seconds! Cut Video’s “100 Years of Beauty in 1 Minute” takes a model through 10 transformations, revealing the hair and makeup styles of years past. The clip speeds by quickly, but it takes a team of […]

Jantzen Ad 1957

There is something deep seeded in humans to explore fresh ideas and find better solutions.  Perhaps that is why we have such a yearning and respect for vintage treasure.  We forever appreciate timeless elegance, beauty and well made products.  Maybe it’s why Jantzen is such a respected vintage label.  The company has been around since the dinosaurs […]

Leanin’ Lipstick

It’s no doubt that package design just adores the Leaning Tower of Pisa.   We have Liqueur Pisa, the Leaning Tower of Peas and even Pisa inspired thimbles that come in their town boxes.  As a profound lover of lipstick, this 1950’s lipstick case by jewelry designer Louis Nichilo takes the take.  Here is the cutest remark […]

Diane Arbus Sundays

Diane Arbus was an American photographer and writer noted for black-and-white square photographs of “deviant and marginal people or of people whose normality seems ugly or surreal”. Working with her husband, Diane Arbus started out in advertising and fashion photography. She and Allan became quite a successful team, with photographs appearing in such magazines as Vogue. […]

1957 Magazines

The 1950’s were certainly a more glamorous time than the present.  When you simply glance at a cover of a 1950’s magazine, it suddenly becomes apparent how gorgeous the fashion of that era were.  It takes the gals at Filthy Rebena a long time to flip through the pages – seduced by contemporary fashions in vivid, Kodachrome-worthy colors. […]

Swimsuit Competition

Rebena is loving the belles of the ball at the 1959 Lake Tahoe swimsuit competition.  A little classier than our modern wet t-shirt competitions.