Both text and image found on the interweb: “Typical figure, showing tendency of student life – stooping head, flat chest, and emaciated limbs” – from an 1894 book titled The United States of America.” We, at Mimi Berlin, especially love the way the bodyparts are described!
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This image caught our eye the other day. The airplane turned out to be a Catalina ‘Landseaire’ Boat Yacht from the 1950s. When you click the link you’ll find out that airplanes were used and promoted in a very different way than today. Make sure to clickety click! (vintagewings.ca)One of the finest selling features of the Convair PBY Landseaire was no doubt the observation blisters. Not since the airship Hindenburg did passengers enjoy such a remarkable view of the world around them. Photo: Loomis Dean, LIFE Magazine
Have you ever seen the queen of blonde manes from above? No?
This image by Bob Landry was also new to us.
Victoria Lake used to be very populair for her hair but this picture is next level hair adoration……“View looking down on the glorious, wavy honey-blond hair of actress Veronica Lake as she shows that it is parted on the left side, at home. (Photo by Bob Landry/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)” (Image via GettyImages)
LIFE featured a bachelor girl in 1950, 21-year-old Peggy Cross, was followed by photographer Nina Leen during her pre-marriage days.
“Bride’s four showers. With this practical haul Peggy Cross is set to keep house.” see/read more time.com (Photocredits; Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)