The Royal Tenenbaums, 2001
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In Pictures

Wes Anderson's Colour Palettes

On the birthday of the director, we celebrate the world-building colour palettes of Wes Anderson’s imagination
Lou Reed, January 1 1985
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Vintage Style

Lou Reed

We remember music legend Lou Reed with a look back at his inimitable style
The Sunken Chip, Paris
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Who, What, Why

The Sunken Chip: Paris’s First Fish & Chip Shop

Paris has finally got its first fish and chip shop. We give you the who, what, why.
Soledad Miranda in Eugenie De Sade, 1970
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Vintage Style

Soledad Miranda

Remembering the hypnotic beauty of the Spanish actress
Gary Cooper in High Noon, 1952
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Vintage Style

Gary Cooper

Silver screen-influenced men’s style can almost be split into two eras: pre and post-Gary Cooper. Previous to Cooper becoming part of Hollywood’s golden age in the mid 1920s, film stars were not only seen as American aristocracy but dressed the part
Santa Claus illustrated by Thomas Nast, 1862
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Vintage Style

Mr. S. Claus

With only three days left until Christmas, our latest Vintage Style post considers the style of Santa Claus. His defining dress is the product of several hundred years of ancient folklore and Pagan ritual meeting a Christian celebration, and picking
Diane Keaton and Woody Allen in Annie Hall, 1977
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Vintage Style

Diane Keaton

Made famous through her roles in a series of Woody Allen films in the 1970s, actress Diane Keaton’s celebrity helped popularise the menswear as womenswear phenomenon...
Tom Selleck in one of his Hawaiian print shirts
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Vintage Style

Tom Selleck

To coincide with Movember, an initiative to promote awareness for men's health issues, our latest Vintage Style post considers actor Tom Selleck...
Betty Catroux, Yves Saint Laurent and Loulou de la Falaise o
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Vintage Style

Loulou de la Falaise

We look back at the timeless style of muse and designer Loulou de la Falais
Jean Genet
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Vintage Style

Jean Genet: The Quintessential Frenchman

Celebrating the life and style of French avant-garde writer Jean Genet
Bettie Page photographed by Bunny Yeager, 1954
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Vintage Style

Bettie Page

We celebrate Bettie Page's iconic style, and trace her journey from Attends Hume-Fog High School’s “girl most likely to succeed”, to young divorcee, bored secretary and then cult superstar...
DPRK
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Culture Talks

Henry Rollins on Occupants

Henry Rollins is angry. When he fronted the punk band Black Flag this anger was often all-too apparent in his notoriously confrontational on-stage attitude. These days, his seething outrage at the banality of many of his fellow Americans manifests
Kurt Cobain, tour bus, 1989
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Vintage Style

Kurt Cobain

To coincide with the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's iconic album Nevermind, Vintage Style considers the style of frontman Kurt Cobain. Thrifted, holey, unwashed, unbranded and miss-matched, defined the late singer's wardrobe...
Annie Lennox in 1983
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Vintage Style

Annie Lennox

Vocalist, songwriter, musician, campaigner and all round powerhouse from the iconic 80s group the Eurythmics, Annie Lennox stood like an almighty totem in the gender blurring sartorial landscape of the early part of that decade...
Lux Interior, former frontman of The Cramps
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Vintage Style

Lux Interior

To say that The Cramps late frontman Lux Interior (né Erick Lee Purkhiser) had swagger would be an understatement – in skin-tight PVC catsuits that clung unashamedly to every part of the his anatomy, Lux Interior’s rubber-like on-stage gyrations
Bill Haley and Elvis
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In Pictures

Lost Photographs - 1950s Radio In Colour

New York musician Christopher Kennedy was searching for the holy grail of rock‘n’roll films The Pied Piper Of Cleveland when he came across another spectacular find – the never before published colour photo collection of popular 1950s Cleveland
Rita Hayworth for Gilda, by Robert Coburn, 1946
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Vintage Style

Rita Hayworth

We consider the effortless glamour of Rita Hayworth
Jackie Onassis in Capri
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Vintage Style

Jackie O: First Lady of Style

We consider the timeless chic of the inimitable First Lady
Jean Shrimpton, 1963
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Vintage Style

Jean Shrimpton

We consider the iconic style of Jean Shrimpton, the face of the swinging 60s
Mick Jagger, London, 1987
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Vintage Style

Mick Jagger

From the 1960s onwards, Rolling Stone Mick Jagger’s characteristic dandyism redefined what it meant to dress in a masculine way as he successfully pulled off Ossie Clark jumpsuits and silk paisley shirts with a red-hot swagger
Marilyn Monroe & Joe Dimaggio, 1954.
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Vintage Style

Iconic Wedding Dresses

Tomorrow’s Royal Wedding will, by default, see the first outing of a dress that will be re-examined for years to come, significant for what it represents in British history.