Sometimes I wish there was a time machine so I could wear what they wore back then.. when classiness was actually an option. You didn't see them strutting around with barely there shorts and tank tops. Nope, they had true beauty and taste.

Vintage style

Anne Gunning on a carousel wearing a white pique' fit & flare dress with a camisole bodice. Photo by Norman Parkinson.

Vintage Glamour 1959, Sophisticated Classic Look. "You can never be overdressed or overeducated" Oscar Wilde. This is one of my favorite quotes and one that I continue to live by.

Glam vintage hat. I should throw a fancy hat party so I could wear something like this.

Exquisite

Vintage Style, Marie-Helene Arnaud with a fish in Paris, 1957. Photo by Georges Dambier.

A must have 1950's Little Black Dress...with Pearls, a Bow and a Sweetheart neckline. I wish it was acceptable to wear this kind of stuff every single day. Because I really would..

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

Vintage...

The 1950s - the decade of tiny waists. Most of the dresses were full skirts...wide belts, cinch belts.

Paris 1930s Photo by Meurisse

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dotted wiggle dress.

Newsstand in Paris, 1959, by Pierre Boulat

vintage fashion photography | vintage fashion photography it s so chic effortless and timeless

Vintage Dior photography from 1950s Only in Paris did they have these kind of windows and use wild wallpaper - and look at all that lovely gray.

Beautiful. Wouldn't it be amazing if we still dressed like this! I love old fashioned , vintage dresses!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Keep Calm and Be Vintage; sign photograph saying, crown; Upcycle, recycle, salvage, diy, repurpose! For ideas and goods shop at Estate ReSale & ReDesign, Bonita Springs, FL

Dita von Teese wearing vintage Dior.

Vintage Lace Dress