11/29/16

An Ode To The '50s Chevy Bel Air

In the '50s the Chevy Bel Air was at the top of plenty of car enthusiasts wishlist. You know what? It still is on the top of some enthusiasts list as well as it should. 

The Chevy Bel Air was brought to the world in 1956 and in every form from the coupe, the Nomad to the original four-door this car was smooth in every way. There is absolutely nothing like seeing the mixture of curves and sharp edges as they met for an incredibly bold design.

You could even customize the car to reflect your own personality from hot rodding to an everyday family car that would make you the envy of your neighbors. 


PhotoCred: AlejandroLinaresGarcia



11/21/16

Awesome Vintage Conan The Barbarian Comic Covers

Conan The Barbarian was an amazing comic long before it was an Arnold Schwarzenegger film. Roy Thomas managed to include some incredible stories in the comics meanwhile artists, Barry Smith and John Buscema brought them to life in vivid colors and illustrations.

From its initial releases in the 70s to now, Conan The Barbarian has managed to be a well-respected comic book classic that many have enjoyed. Conan was a leader and a well-respected fighter who overcame everything that was set in his path.

We grabbed some of the most awesome Conan The Barbarian covers for you to enjoy below.







11/16/16

The Elegance of The 50s Through Magazine Covers

There is no doubt that the 50s women knew how to put together elegant outfits and did so on a very regular basis. It's always amazing to look back and reflect on plenty of these styles that actually still exist today.

From sweaters to overcoats and those awesome hats, women's fashion in the 50s was pretty magical. There are plenty of brands and fashion icons out there who try to recreate these styles with a modern twist, however, you just can't deny the classics.

Check out some of the elegant fashions that paved the way for plenty more awesome pieces that came decades later.






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11/10/16

Celebrating The Beauty of Marilyn Monroe

In the 1950's there was no symbol of beauty that rivaled Marilyn Monroe. The actress and model was often held at outrageous expectations of beauty but seemed to meet them all in every appearance she ever made.

Meanwhile there are plenty of Monroe quotes that inspire the beauty in every human being. The most common one that comes to mind is as follows, "Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring." 

She was a marvel to look at but had much much more to offer the world. We decided to feature a couple of her most famous magazine covers.






11/2/16

Four Hilarious MAD Covers

MAD magazine is an undeniable classic American humor magazine that included some of the most interesting and popular names in pop culture.

We discovered found absolutely awesome covers along with some hilarious and satirical messages that went along with them. The famous editor by the name of Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines were the masterminds behind the projects and for years they produced some absolute classics.

You can check out these four iconic covers that we stumbled upon.





10/27/16

Weird Ghastly Horrors Compilation Spotlight

When it comes to EC comics, those guys really knew how to churn out some of the best comics whether it be horror or one of their many genres, EC comics were exceptional.

Given that it is the Halloween season and we have been bombarding you with horror content, we decided to put the spotlight on one of the best compilations of EC Comics', "Weird Ghastly Horror: Forbidden Horror Comics of the 1950s."

The book features a compilation of comics from the 50s and they are all pretty spooky. If you want to check them out for yourself, the book is available here. You can check out some of the preview prints below, via AMAZON.







10/19/16

More Vintage Horror Comic Covers

Horror comics of the past featured some of the most terrifying, raw and intricate artwork prints. Today, with the new technologies, companies are able to achieve some pretty insane and quality prints, however, the stylings of the past are just too classic to pass up.

In fact, if you happen to be adapting to the digital age, it's pretty amazing all of the vintage comics you can find that are offered through devices like Kindles. Some of these comics have been adapted to a digital format where you can still appreciate the artwork without flipping through super old pages.

However, for many, the feel of one of these books in hand brings a feeling of nostalgia that is quite irreplaceable.







10/11/16

Vintage Styles #55: 50s Hats

In the 50s men and women had an elegant and classy style of dressing at all times. No one would dare wear sweatpants or jogger pants in public. A killer outfit in the 50s is considered dressing up today and when you wanted to add a little class to your outfit in the 50s, simple throw on an awesome hat.

When it comes to the ladies, nothing matched those awesome dresses than a little headwear to give it the extra boost of elegance. Below we have a couple of 50s-styled hats oh some pretty classy ladies.

All photocred goes to MyVintageVogue. What do you think about brining some of these styles back? Let us know in the comments section below.



10/3/16

Awesome Classy 50s Family Circle Covers

There was just something about the photo styles on the Family Circle magazines that screamed classics.

Now, years later we are taking some time to marvel at some of these amazing covers from the 50s family magazine that really celebrated what the embodiment of American families and lifestyle was in the decade.

The Family Circle magazine has evolved over the years and still manages to maintain its bright and classy demeanor. Check out these five awesome covers below.






9/26/16

A Smorgasbord Of Vintage Halloween Covers

Halloween is an awesome time of year. It's a long-standing American tradition that has found its way to almost every country in the world. Whether you celebrate Halloween or not, you can't deny that it brings out the creative thinking in everyone.

Some of the offerings below include magazine and comic covers that pretty tell the three extremes that Halloween can insight. There's the sexy costumes, the innocence of children trick or treating and the downright scary and spooky nature of the holiday.