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Apr 4, 2014 / 1 note

1930s gothic: a heartachingly gorgeous, enchantingly spooky version of Crying for the Carolines, in the first and only surviving episode in the ‘Spooney Melodies’ series, featuring Milton ‘The Singing Organist’ Charles. 

#1930s #fauxbob #vintagehair  (at The Swung Eight)
Mar 8, 2014 / 2 notes

#1930s #fauxbob #vintagehair (at The Swung Eight)

Edwardian stage star Gabrielle Ray rocking a frankly awesome girl pirate look.
Jan 24, 2014 / 6,164 notes

Edwardian stage star Gabrielle Ray rocking a frankly awesome girl pirate look.

(via dickensian-dandy)

sydneyflapper:

Champagne under the mistletoe, darlings (the Veuve Cliquot rosé is chilling as we speak).

Happy New Year!
Dec 31, 2013 / 48 notes

sydneyflapper:

Champagne under the mistletoe, darlings (the Veuve Cliquot rosé is chilling as we speak).

Happy New Year!

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Jean Cocteau, Biarritz, 1949 by Georges Dambier. (via divanjaponais)
Dec 15, 2013 / 5 notes

Jean Cocteau, Biarritz, 1949 by Georges Dambier. (via divanjaponais)

Obligatory pre-Swung Eight selfie.  (at World Headquarters)
Dec 7, 2013 / 1 note

Obligatory pre-Swung Eight selfie. (at World Headquarters)

Dec 5, 2013 / 908 notes

When the nights draw in, the storybooks come out.

'Sprookjes and Vertellingen / Fairytales and Stories' by Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Rie Cramer. Published 1931 by W. de Haan, Utrecht (via fuckyeahvintageillustration)

"He had a taste for innovative suits, dangerous hats and fast cars" - watching a great BBC4 doc on Lionel Bart. 
Dec 4, 2013 / 2 notes

"He had a taste for innovative suits, dangerous hats and fast cars" - watching a great BBC4 doc on Lionel Bart. 

Nov 21, 2013 / 13 notes

Silent film actress Madge Bellamy.

John Galliano and Kate Moss shot by Tim Walker. Gotta love #Vogue.
Nov 20, 2013 / 2 notes

John Galliano and Kate Moss shot by Tim Walker. Gotta love #Vogue.