Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Mark Hamill: Casual Style

Mark Hamill, known for the more than legendary role of Star Wars' Luke Skywalker, wears a checkered shirt and jeans in this late 70s candid photo. Two items that never go wrong.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, December 14, 2015

Timothy Dalton: The Living Daylights

Timothy Dalton photographed in the set of "The Living Daylights" circa 1987.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, December 7, 2015

David Bailey & Catherine Deneuve: London on a Rolls-Royce

David Bailey and Catherine Deneuve were photographed while circulating on a Rolls-Royce through the streets of London in August 1965.

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Friday, December 4, 2015

Chris Lowe: Round Stripes

Chris Lowe, keyboard player of the Pet Shop Boys, photographed circa 1987 wearing a stiped ensemble and flat round sunglasses. Avant garde.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 30, 2015

Rob Lowe: Leather Jacket

Rob Lowe wears a leather jacket impeccably, paired with jeans and a plain white t-shirt, in this mid 80s photo.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, November 27, 2015

James Coburn: Ferrari '61

James Coburn enjoying moments of relaxation in the countryside with his Ferrari in 1961.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Errol Flynn: Fall Elegance

Errol Flynn in this photo taken sometime in the 1930s gives a lesson of style and elegance for this season.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 23, 2015

Peter Sellers: Around Town

Peter Sellers wearing a simple and minimalistic ensemble to stroll around town on a cool morning in 1966. He added the finishing touch with his Gucci horsebit loafers.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Viggo Mortensen & Isabella Rossellini: Outdoors

Viggo Mortensen and Isabella Rossellini share a moment outdors captured by Bruce Weber sometime in the early 90s.

Photo: Bruce Weber / Tumblr

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio by Douglas Kirkland

Leonardo DiCaprio posing as Jay Gatsby photographed by Douglas Kirkland in 2013. A photo that managed to capture the elegance of the bygone 20s.

Photo: Douglas Kirland / Tumblr

Monday, November 9, 2015

Alain Delon: 80th Birthday

Alain Delon giving a lesson of autumn style and elegance in this still from "Is Paris Burning".

Photo: VOGUE

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

David Hockney: Bold Style

British pop artist, David Hockney wearing a pair of round shaped eyeglasses in the early 70s made a bold style statement.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, November 2, 2015

Lord Snowdon by Norman Parkinson: Wales '67

Anthony Armstrong-Jones, Lord Snowdon, photographed by Norman Parkinson while visiting Wales in 1967.

 Photo: Pleasurephoto / Norman Parkinson

Friday, October 30, 2015

Alfred Hitchcock: The Birds

"The Master of Suspense", Alfred Hitchock photographed with two feathered creatures to promote one of the most iconic and popular terror films in cinema history, "The Birds".

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, October 26, 2015

Troy Donahue & Suzanne Pleshette: Rome Adventure

Troy Donahue and Suzanne Pleshette starred in 1962's "Rome Adventure" as Don Porter and Prudence Bell, who fall in love all around Italy.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, October 23, 2015

Francois Truffaut by Jeanloup Sieff

Acclaimend French film director Francois Truffaut photographed on a rainy day by Jeanloup Sieff in 1959.

Photo: Tumblr/Jeanloup Sieff

Monday, October 19, 2015

Carl Trees by Horst P. Horst

Broadway actor, Carl Trees, photographed by Horst P. Horst in 1937 displaying the elegance and style of the era.

Photo: Horst P. Horst /Tumblr

Friday, October 16, 2015

Chris Von Wangenheim: Print Shirts 1975

An eye catching print shirt photographed by Chris Von Wangenheim on the pages of GQ's September 1975 issue. 

Photo: GQ/Tumblr/Chris Von Wangenheim

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Bruce Springsteen: On The Road '75

Bruce Springsteen on the road circa 1975 giving a lesson of effortless style.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, October 12, 2015

Tom Ford: Electric Blue Dinner Jacket

Tom Ford has done it once again with his acclaimed video to showcase his Spring/Summer 2016 Womenswear collection. A video where not only female models wearing Studio 54 inspired ensembles dance to Lady Gaga's interpretation of Chic's "I Want Your Love", but also male models such as Lucky Blue Smith and Alex Dunstan wearing a one of a kind blue dinner jacket.

Photo: Tumblr / Tom Ford

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

James Dean: 60th Anniversary

Today marks 60 years of James Dean's sudden death. 60 years without "The Rebel Without a Cause".

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, September 28, 2015

George Peppard: Streets of New York

George Peppard as Paul Varjak in 1961's classic "Breakfast at Tiffany's" strolling in the streets of New York.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, September 25, 2015

Clint Eastwood: Lacoste Weekend

Two classics: Clint Eastwood and a Lacoste polo shirt.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Jacques Dutronc & Francoise Hardy: Autumn Rendez-vous

Acclaimed French singers, Jacques Dutronc and Francoise Hardy pose together in the late 60s showing why they were among the stylesetters of their time.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, September 21, 2015

Bjorn Borg & John McEnroe: Tennis Champions

Tennis legends Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe photographed circa 1980.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, September 18, 2015

Robert Redford & Lauren Hutton: Motorcycle Weekend

Perfect styles for the weekend shown on this photo of Robert Redford and Lauren Hutton on the set of 1970's motorcyle comedy "Little Fauss and Big Halsy".

Photo: Steve Schapiro / Tumblr

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

GQ 1968: Knits in Africa

A photograph from Leonard Nones' spread for GQ in 1968 depicting fall styles against the sights and sounds of the Masai Reserve in Africa. An interesting composition that blends the craftsmanship of knit with the wonder of nature.

Photo: Leonard Nones / Tumblr

Monday, September 14, 2015

Alain Delon & Romy Schneider: The 1000th Post

To celebrate this milestone, a photo of Alain Delon with Romy Schneider circa 1960 giving a lesson of style in a photo studio.

Thanks to all of you!

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Toshiro Mifune: Piazza San Marco '62

Toshiro Mifune photographed at Piazza San Marco in 1962. During the early 60s he became the only actor to win consecutively the Venice Film Festival's Best Actor award.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, September 7, 2015

Peter & Jane Fonda: Venezia '66

The Fonda brothers, Jane and Peter, photographed while sailing the canals of Venice during 1966's Venice Film Festival.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, September 4, 2015

Paul Newman: Venezia '63

Paul Newman attending the Venice Film Festival in 1963. Total Elegance.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Dustin Hoffman: Ready for Fall

Dustin Hoffman on the set of 1967's "The Graduate" wearing an appropriate ensemble for Fall made up of a cordoury jacket, a polo shirt, and jeans.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, August 31, 2015

Oliver Sacks: Awakenings

Acclaimed neurologist, Oliver Sacks was photographed with his BMW R60 in Greenwich Village in 1961. Sacks is best remembered for his neurology studies, of which "Awakenings" is his most popular work.

Photo:Douglas White / Tumblr

Friday, August 28, 2015

Rossano Brazzi & Katharine Hepburn: Summertime in Venice

Rossano Brazzi and Katharine Hepburn shown in one of the most important scenes of 1955's "Summertime in Venice" while enjoying a pleasant afternoon in Piazza San Marco.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Clive Owen: San Sebastian '05

Clive Owen photographed alongside the beach during 2005's San Sebastian Film Festival.

Photo: Pedro Usabiaga / Tumblr

Monday, August 24, 2015

Ralph Fiennes & Kristin Scott Thomas: The English Patient

Ralph Fiennes and Kristin Scott Thomas co-starred in 1996's "The English Patient" as Count László Almásy and Katharine Clifton. Their story was set in the late 30s in Libya and the Sahara just before World War II.

Photo: Tumblr

Friday, August 21, 2015

Anthony Quinn: Attitude

Anthony Quinn photographed in 1962 blending style and attitude all in one.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. : Sartorial Perfection

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. photographed in the mid 30s is an example of what timeless elegance stands for. Sartorial perfection.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, August 17, 2015

Vittorio Gassman & Jean-Louis Trintignant: Estate al Mare

Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant starred in 1962's "Il Sorpasso". This film directed by Dino Risi, narrates the adventures of bachelor Bruno Cortona (Gassman) and law student Roberto Mariani (Trintignant) during their trip from Rome to the Italian countryside in the middle of August-Ferragosto.

Below two photos that depict both actors during scenes that take place in the Italian coast.

Photos: Tumblr

Friday, August 14, 2015

Harrison Ford: Weekend Getaway

Harrison Ford wearing the perfect getaway ensemble made up of: polo shirt, jeans, loafers, and sunglasses. Simplicity meets elegance and versatility.

Photo: Tumblr

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Slim Aarons: Portofino '77

A street scene in Portofino captured by the lens of Slim Aarons in the summer of 1977.

Photo: Slim Aarons/Tumblr

Monday, August 10, 2015

Omar Sharif & Anouk Aimée: Perfect Eyewear

Omar Sharif and Anouk Aimée photographed in the set of 1969's "The Appointment".


Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Sacha Distel & Brigitte Bardot: French Riviera '58

Sacha Distel and Brigitte Bardot enjoy a night stroll in a late 50s summer in the French Riviera wearing simple yet elegant ensembles.

Photo: Tumblr

Monday, August 3, 2015

Orson Welles: Citizen Kane

Orson Welles as media mogul Charles Foster Kane in 1941's acclaimed "Citizen Kane". A successful combination of style and attitude.


Monday, July 13, 2015

Slim Aarons: Summer in Monte-Carlo

A snapshot taken at the Monte-Carlo Beach Club by Slim Aarons circa 1975.

Photo: Tumblr/Slim Aarons

Friday, July 10, 2015

Ungaro Uomo: Marrakech '89

A navy suit by Ungaro blended perfectly with the white walls and blue tiles of this house in Marrakech in 1989.

Photo: Uomo Classico

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Summer under the Bougainvillea

A photo of Gucci's 2011 campaign in which Bougainvilleas, besides the clothes, were the focus.

Photo: Tumblr / Gucci

Monday, July 6, 2015

Bryan Ferry: Summertime in Venezia

Bryan Ferry on a water taxi in Venice with Piazza San Marco and the Palazzo Ducale on the background.

Photo: Tumblr