Wednesday, August 31, 2011

If only we could still pull these looks off!

Found this video of "100 Years of Fashion" and it is splendid! I am only a fashonista in my mind as my wallet and body don't really allow me pull off much of a cool ensemble. Plus the allure of a comfy pair of jeans is just too strong. But I wish I was wearing what the cool kids wear. Except for jeggings. Just can't forgive people for those. So take a look at what fashion has been up to the last 100 years, London style:

I think I would wear everything she does, except maybe the hippie dippy flowy thing. Love the white fly girl outfit and the punk, of course! OOo, and 1950's black skirt and sweater while he's in boots and leather jacket and twirling her! Oh, yeah!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Nostalgic?...not so much

While ninjaing my way across the vast "system of tubes" that is the internet I came upon a website with some pretty cool pix from the 50's and 60's. Lots of blurry, colored-in photos, brightly smiling housewives for archaic-looking appliances and don't forget the jar of marshmallow fluff; a bit of and homage to the past. And I thought, "pretty sweet. The past was all shinny and stuff." That is until I saw this: