Wednesday, February 27, 2013

James Dean: The 700th Post

To celebrate this blog milestone, nothing better than a photo taken of James Dean on a night out in 1955 with Ursula Andress. For this occasion James Dean wore his dinner jacket paired with his tortoise eyeglasses, total elegance.
Thanks to all of you!

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, February 25, 2013

And the Oscar goes to...ARGO

What can I say that hasn't been said about 2013's Academy Award winner for Best Picture, Argo...All I can say is that this film is a must watch not only for its thrilling and historical plot, but also for the brilliant interpretation of late 70s/early 80s style and decor.

Photo: Warner Bros./ARGO

Friday, February 22, 2013

85 years of Oscar History

An amazing tribute to the Academy Awards' 85th anniversary by artist Oly Moss featuring the famed Oscar representing a memorable scene from the best films of every year.

Photo: Oly Moss/AMPAS

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Roy Lichtenstein: POP!

Roy Lichtenstein was one of the most important Pop Art artists of the 20th Century. His works have caught the attention of many for more than 50 years. Starting February 21st till May 27th, London's Tate Modern will be celebrating his creativity with a very complete retrospective.

Below Lichtenstein's "POP!" cover for April 25, 1966's Newsweek issue, an issue that focused on Pop's impact on art, fashion, entertainment, and business.

Photo: Artinfo/Roy Lichtenstein/Newsweek

Monday, February 18, 2013

Anthony Perkins: Breton Stripes

A versatile classic worn by Anthony Perkins in the early 60s.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, February 15, 2013

Saint Laurent '84

A light sweater from Yves Saint Laurent's 1984 Spring/Summer collection that can be easily worn at any time of the year.

Photo: Uomoclassico

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Audrey Hepburn & George Peppard: Coffee in New York

Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard share a cup of coffee on the streets of New York. Both of them will always be remembered for their roles as Holly Golightly & Paul Varjak in "Breakfast at Tiffany's".

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, February 11, 2013

Nate Ruess: Tonight We Are Young

Nate Ruess, the lead singer of Fun, is known for his elegant and laid back style. Ruess and his bandmates usually perform wearing minimalistic suits with skinny ties, suspenders, short sleeve shirts, and over the ankle pants.

Below a photo of Nate Ruess wearing a dinner jacket while performing Fun's smash hit "We Are Young", the song that awarded them two Grammy Awards yesterday.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, February 8, 2013

Roman Polanksi & Sharon Tate: Airport Elegance

Sharon Tate & Roman Polanski making their way through an airport in 1968.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Mick Jagger: Multi Stripes

Mick Jagger wearing a multi striped pullover sweater in London circa 1963-1965.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, February 4, 2013

Veruschka & Hiram Keller: Rome 1969

Veruschka and Hiram Keller add some color to a cloudy day in Rome with their bright eye catching ensembles and 1969 Maserati.

Photo: Franco Rubartelli/Pleasure Photo

Friday, February 1, 2013

George Lazenby: London 007

A very original photograph of George Lazenby as James Bond promoting "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" with the Big Ben, Palace of West Minister, and River Thames on the background.

Photo: Tumblr