Vintage beauty & fashion

A fashionable fire A strange way to model '60s nightgowns
A fashionable fire? A bizarre way to model ’60s nightgowns

Surprised in the night by a five-alarm fire, rescued before there was a chance to change, each (luckily) was caught in something so devastatingly pretty, she didn’t feel the least bit flustered about going out in the world. Moral: The right way to be rescued is in the nicest nighties you can find.

The artichoke hairstyle of 1961

The artichoke hairstyle is a casual, layered cut, with the layers tanning out, petal fashion, from the center of the crown — or what would be the stem area of the real artichoke.

Happy holiday hairstyles of the '60s (1968)
Happy holiday hairstyles of the ’60s (1968)

Christmas coifs are catching the season’s sparkle. Make your ’60s hairstyle repertoire merrier! For romance, try pin-on tendrils, love-locks, and Emily Bronte ringlets. For a change of color, cut or curve, wear a wig that’s charmed with stretch or curl.

Super stylish '60s belts
Super stylish ’60s belts

In late 1968, you could prepare for the season of style before the summer of love, and choose from a profusion of glamorous ’60s belts to create a waist, high or low.

A preference for prints (1964)

A preference for prints prints prints This spring, fashion is showing a distinct partiality for prints – big, splashy prints, many on black backgrounds. Opposite