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
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
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
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
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
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
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.