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Short shorts in Los Angeles (1950s) • photo: Allan Grant for LIFE Magazine These short shorts were often called "hot pants"

1950s fashion and Americana Street Style. Proving that 1950s style wasn't always fusty. A photo to show your grandmother when she raises an eyebrow at contemporary short lengths ...

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In Photos: Truly Vintage Street Style

In honor of Day 1 of #NYFW we're taking a look back at the original street style icons. See 34 vintage snaps here:

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24 Classic Street Style Shots You've Never Seen Before

100 years of street style in 24 gorgeous photos

couple at the beach Beach date, 1950s this is so unbelievably perfect. New favorite picture ever. This picture is so wonderful aw WHY CAN’T GUYS DRESS LIKE THIS NOW STUPID BAGGY SHORTS, STUPID TACKY HOODIES, STUPID SNAPBACKS

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In Photos: Truly Vintage Street Style

34 inspiring vintage street style photos. http://www.harpersbazaar.com/fashion/street-style/g5000/iconic-street-style/

"French fashion photographer Georges Dambier rose to acclaim in the 50s, producing iconic images of many of his era's most famous muses, including Brigitte Bardot, Capucine and sisters Dorian Leigh and Suzy Parker.