Inspiration Seeing summer is around the corner for those of us who are living in Europe, why not catch up with the latest trends and styles in beach fashion for women. Here are a handful of beach fashion photos from Life Magazine circa 1955. The photos were taken by film director, musician, journalist and photographer Gordon Parks who is mostly known for directing the 1971 blaxploitation movie Shaft starring Richard Roundtree. Most people have no clue that he was also a acclaimed photographer that started his career by doing photo essays for Life Magazine who had noticed his photos of a young Harlem gang leader in back in 1948 and offered Parks a job with them ( continue reading... )
Episode 266 May 12th 2013
This week we talk to the publisher of an online magazine called Queens Of Vintage, her name is Lena Weber and recently she interviewed me in her kings of vintage portion of the website so I thought we should have her on to talk vintage culture and the English scene. Plus the best exotica and lounge music from across the globe.