Saturday, May 7, 2011

Inspired by: Vintage Beach Photography

Vintage photos are often my best inspiration when it comes to fashion. This beach photography from the 50's/60' is so inspiring. I love the striped boat neck tees, curly bobbed hair, polka dot motifs, and one piece maillots & swim skirts
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the oh-so-gorgeous, Grace Kelly.
Inspired by: Vintage Beach Scenes
Looking through all of these photos can't help but remind me of Seaside, FL one of my favorite places on earth. It's a beautiful beach community designed to have a perfectly fifties feel, from open-air shopping plazas, to big striped sun umbrellas to watercolor beachhouses.
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xoxo, lauren
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14 comments:

lorenachouza said...

I LOVE THIS! And your picks :) Too cute! Hope all is well girly <3
Xoxo
Lorena

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Leia said...

Oh my! I just love those swimsuits.

Leia

classic case said...

These pics are LOVELY and they make me want to move to the beach... or, okay, lay lazily on a beach for hours... stat! Seaside, FL looks like the most picturesque place ever!

Mademoiselle Hannah said...

Oh my goodnesss - this is perfect! The fourth photo is absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing. :)

Gracey said...

Looove those pictures! I've never been to seaside Florida but it seems amazing

Sherin said...

I love the vintage beach photos. All the swimsuits are so glamorous.

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Ria said...

I've never been to Seaside, but it looks quite quaint.

Magatha-May said...

oh I want to be at the beach now - thanks for the inspiration

katie said...

vintage beach pictures are possibly my favorite ever!! so much inspiration...

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Lauren said...

such great inspiration for the never ending quest for the perfect vintage looking bathing suit!

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Darius Cartmell said...

*insert 50s summertime guitar music here*

The beach is one of the places where we can say that vintage never fails. The beach and the vintage atmosphere are a perfect match! From the ladies, to their outfits, to the beachside itself, all of it is inspiring. And the pics that you got here from FL indeed have that feel. Woohoo!

tricia1710 said...

Do you happen to know where the third image (pale rocky beach with umbrellas came from? I would love to have a huge copy of this but I wonder if the image is copyrighted. Looks like Slim Aarons. Please let me know if you have any info on this. Many thanks, and I love your blog!
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