Celebrating Spring with this Beautiful Ad from 1949

Oh hello! It’s becoming so beautiful outside! Loving the sunshine and plants coming back to life after the winter. It reminded me of this beautiful advertisement from a 1949 issue of LIFE magazine that I purchased while in the United States a few months ago. It appears to be early fall in the photo but … Continue reading

Vintage Spotlight: Marilyn Monroe on the next Cannes Film Festival Poster!

Hello, Everyone! I was really excited to find that the Cannes Film Festival poster will have Marilyn Monroe gracing it, this year. So much old Hollywood glamour – j’adore! Additionally, I’ve added a few more images of vintage, black and white portraiture. The accessories are lovely – and as we are seeing a lot of … Continue reading

Vintage Inspiration: Avon Cosmetic Company

Hello everyone! The following vintage Avon advertisements were used as a source of inspiration to ed this week while creating a gift set for a new beauty product line. Below the following print ads is a brief history of the Avon company and it’s dedication to push the female entrepreneurial spirit – something edcc can … Continue reading

Passion for Pattern in the New Marni Collection for H&M

All photos © H&M/Josh Olins The latest collaboration between a major designer and H&M is with Marni, debuting in stores on March 8th! Marni is an Italian fashion line founded by Consuelo Castiglioni in 1994. Noted mainly for its “european-inflected bohemianism” – it is also famous for it use of pattern and vintage shapes/details. It … Continue reading

Things We Love: Latest Vintage Trends in Film

It has been very exciting to witness a major trend in the last year; throwback films to the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. Maybe I am just charmed because on Sunday, I had the enormous pleasure of viewing The Artist, the silent black and white film that has been taking over all of the cinema award … Continue reading

Vintage Spotlight: Slim Gaillard (1916-1991)

We at EDCC love vintage – especially when it involves music, mysterious pasts and multiple languages! I would like to feature one of my favorite jazz personalities, Mr. Bulee ‘Slim’ Gaillard (1916-1991). He was an American jazz singer, songwriter, pianist, and guitarist, who made himself known by singing in his own language, ‘Vout’ (I guess … Continue reading

Vintage Spotlight: Alexey Brodovitch, Harpers Bazaar, Creative Director

 I just love the use of the human form compared to the design of the text in the magazine – beautiful images. Alexey Brodovitch was truly ahead of his time. Brodovitch is most widely recognized for his contribution to Harpers Bazaar magazine in Paris between the 1930s and 1950s.

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