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100 Bewitching Retro Fashion Photo Shoots

From Punk Victorian Fashion to Lively Twiggy Photoshoots

— September 28, 2013 — Fashion
Fashion is continually borrowing from the past in order to reinvent itself in the present. It’s no surprise, then, that vintage-inspired editorials and retro fashion photo spreads are popular among fashionistas.

Recycling (and modernizing) our favorite looks from the past can be a super fun pastime, whether it’s Twiggy’s iconic look, the classic Bettie Page Pin-Up style or romantic Victorian ensembles. Each decade has a unique aesthetic that has been immortalized, re-imagined and revamped for today.

Fashion is an exciting way to stroll down memory lane or take part in dynamic fashion moments that you weren’t around for when they originally occurred. If you feel like you were born in the wrong decade -- don’t fret; fashion will always be an outlet for experimentation.
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Vintage Waterfall-Like Frocks
Vintage Waterfall-Like Frocks
The Hi Lo Lace Trim Dress by Thirty Four Disciplines is Scandalous
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98
Accessorized Retro Campaigns
Accessorized Retro Campaigns
The Lanvin Fall 2013 Ad Campaign Shows the Glam Side of Old Hollywood
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97
Vintage Metallic Evening Wear
Vintage Metallic Evening Wear
'A Place in the Sun' Showcases Sleekly Glimmering Retro Styles
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96
Romantically Retro Editorials
Romantically Retro Editorials
The US Elle April 2013 Monrose Photoshoot Includes Aged Ensembles
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95
Vintage-Inspired Ebony Fashion
Vintage-Inspired Ebony Fashion
Windfall in Athens by Fenia Labropoulou Stars a Dark Mirjam Roth
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94
Glamorous Retro Beachwear
Glamorous Retro Beachwear
The U+ Magazine 'La Dolce Vita' Editorial Stars Liah Cecchellero
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93
Brocade Cocktail Fashions
Brocade Cocktail Fashions
The Barbara Tfank Fall 2013 RTW Collection is 1950s-Inspired
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92
Retro Resort Lookbooks
Retro Resort Lookbooks
The Carven Resort 2014 Collection is Inspired by 1920s Style
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91
Vibrantly Retro Fashion Ads
Vibrantly Retro Fashion Ads
The Balmain Fall 2013 Campaign Stars an Eclectic Cast
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90
Retro Femme Fatale Photoshoots
Retro Femme Fatale Photoshoots
The 'Decadent Decay' Series is Dashing and Dilapidated
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89
Edgy Retro-Glam Photoshoots
Edgy Retro-Glam Photoshoots
The Line Fall 2013 Issue is Covered by Former Wrestler Stacy Keibler
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88
Sultry Old Hollywood Catalogs
Sultry Old Hollywood Catalogs
The Wheels and Dollbaby Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook is Glamorous
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87
Musical Muse Editorials
Musical Muse Editorials
The Harper's Bazaar Singapore Beautiful Creatures Photoshoot Rocks
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86
Emotive Socialite Editorials
Emotive Socialite Editorials
The Ones 2 Watch Black Dementia Photoshoot is Elgantly Opulent
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85
Dual-Toned 1960s Editorials
Dual-Toned 1960s Editorials
The Cover Denmark Factory Girl Photoshoot Features Few Colors
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84
Ferocious Flapper Fashion
Ferocious Flapper Fashion
This Julie by Tommy Andresen Touchpuppet Shoot is a Hot Twist on Vintage
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83
Twiggy-Inspired Winterwear
Twiggy-Inspired Winterwear
The Via Uno Winter 2012 Collection Features a Mod Heather Marks
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82
Retro Getaway Editorials
Retro Getaway Editorials
The Flair Italy April 2012 Bruna Dayan Photoshoot is Vintage and Plotting
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81
On Point Twiggy Editorials
On Point Twiggy Editorials
The Dansk Magazine Twiggs & Shrimp Photoshoot is Retro
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80
Tattooed Retro-Inspired Editorials
Tattooed Retro-Inspired Editorials
The Vogue Japan August 2013 Issue is Inked and Old-school
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79
Fiercely Retro Fashion
Fiercely Retro Fashion
The Vogue Latin America June 2013 Photoshoot Stars Mirte Maas
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78
Floral Vintage Editorials
Floral Vintage Editorials
The Fashion Export Magazine 'The Garden' Shoot is Whimsical
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77
Vintage-Inspired Pastel Fashion
Vintage-Inspired Pastel Fashion
The Thurley SS12 Campaign Stars a Waif-Like Kristel Glyn
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76
Exclusive Sixties Editorials
Exclusive Sixties Editorials
The Harper's Bazaar Korea Mode's Code Photoshoot is Retro
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75
Nifty Fifties Editorials
Nifty Fifties Editorials
This Marie Claire '50s Moment' Editorial is Clean and Classic
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74
Retro Glam Lookbooks
Retro Glam Lookbooks
The Lauren Moffatt Fall 2013 Collection Features Chic Vintage Styling
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73
Impeccably Elegant Editorials
Impeccably Elegant Editorials
The Harper's Bazaar UK 'Grace in Motion' Stars Angela Lindvall
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72
Contemporary '60s Captures
Contemporary '60s Captures
The Under The Influence SS12 Editorial is Modern and Timeless
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71
Hazy Vintage-Inspired Editorials
Hazy Vintage-Inspired Editorials
The L'Officiel Turkey September 2013 Edition Features Ahu Yagtu
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70
Retro Blue-Hued Editorials
Retro Blue-Hued Editorials
The Elle Canada September 2013 Spread is a Vintage Masterpiece
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69
Vintage 40s Photoshoots
Vintage 40s Photoshoots
The Schon Magazine Last Words Editorial is Retro
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68
Elegantly Retro Beauty Portraits
Elegantly Retro Beauty Portraits
The Yve by Koty 2 Image Series Channels 40s Glamour
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67
Drama-Infused 1960s Editorials
Drama-Infused 1960s Editorials
The Flair Italia Spring 2013 Georgia Hilmer Photoshoot is Retro
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66
Retro-Inspired Chromatic Captures
Retro-Inspired Chromatic Captures
The Przemek Dunayev by Grzegorz Mikrut Editorial is Eclectic
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65
Mod Celebrity 60s Editorials
Mod Celebrity 60s Editorials
The O Sienna Harper's Bazaar UK Photoshoot is Retro
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64
Retro Baby Doll Editorials
Retro Baby Doll Editorials
The ELLE US March 2013 Issue Shines with Remixed Vintage
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63
Minimalist 70s-Inspired Fashion
Minimalist 70s-Inspired Fashion
The Vogue Spain 'A Su Imagen' Editorial Stars Model Anja Rubik
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62
Fabulous Flapper Photoshoots
Fabulous Flapper Photoshoots
The Benjamin Kanarek Lydia Hearst Editorial for Harper's Bazaar
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61
Shadowy Hitchcockian Editorials
Shadowy Hitchcockian Editorials
The Modern Media 'Rear Window' Photoshoot Stars Martyna Frankow
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60
Swinging Sixties Spreads
Swinging Sixties Spreads
Westeast Magazine's 'Psychedelic Lover' Editorial Has a Twiggy Appeal
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59
Retro Ultraviolet Photography
Retro Ultraviolet Photography
'Rockabilly Rebel' by Maciej Kucia has a Rock and Roll Vibe
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58
Fantastical Vintage Photography
Fantastical Vintage Photography
Monster Love by Carine Wallauer is Whimsically Touching
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57
Retro Soft-Hued Editorials
Retro Soft-Hued Editorials
Karolina Mrozkova is Prim in Pastels for Elle Russia March 2012
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56
Bold Burlesque Editorials
Bold Burlesque Editorials
SVA Magazine's Fall 2012 'Pin Up' Photoshoot is Saucy
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55
30s-Inspired Fashion Ads
30s-Inspired Fashion Ads
The Mabel Magalhaes Spring 2014 Campaign Stars Dovile Virsilaite
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54
Elegant Vintage Bob Editorials
Elegant Vintage Bob Editorials
The 1920s Series by Lenne Chai Recreates Looks of the Early Decades
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53
Retro School Girls Looks
Retro School Girls Looks
The Vogue UK August 2012 Wixson Photoshoot Hones in on Academic Ensembles
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52
Big-Haired 70s-Inspired Photoshoots
Big-Haired 70s-Inspired Photoshoots
The Grazia Germany April 2013 Editorial Stars Elena Ivanova
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51
Malibu Barbie-Inspired Fashions
Malibu Barbie-Inspired Fashions
The Moschino Cheap & Chic Spring 2014 Lookbook is Outrageously Fun
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50
Victorian Dream-World Editorials
Victorian Dream-World Editorials
The UK Vogue October 2013 Spread is Flirty and Floral
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49
Boyish Retro Editorials
Boyish Retro Editorials
The Vogue Italia May 2012 'Suggestions' Photoshoot is Primarily Vintage
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48
Blushing Babydoll Editorials
Blushing Babydoll Editorials
The UK Vogue Cara Delevigne Exhibits the Femininity of Fall Offerings
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47
Seductive 60s Housewife Editorials
Seductive 60s Housewife Editorials
The Vogue Brasil February 2013 Issue Captures an Amorous Tryst
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46
60s-Inspired Beach Couture
60s-Inspired Beach Couture
The 'Brazil Dazzle' Editorial Combines Mod Fashion with Modern Taste
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45
Rendezvous-Inspired Retro Editorials
Rendezvous-Inspired Retro Editorials
The Marie Claire Brasil August Issue is Lusty in Lingerie
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44
Starry Vintage Photography
Starry Vintage Photography
The Dare alla Luce Series by Amy Friend Shines With Tiny Lights
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43
Sustainable Retro-Inspired Fashion
Sustainable Retro-Inspired Fashion
The Reformation for Nasty Gal Campaign Stars Sarah Stephens
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42
Vintage-Inspired Swimwear Editorials
Vintage-Inspired Swimwear Editorials
The ELLE Sweden 'Vag Spel' Photoshoot Stars Celia Becker
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41
Eccentric 70s Editorials
Eccentric 70s Editorials
The Frederik Meijnen Used Magazine Editorial Revives Retro Styling
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40
Film Noir-Like Eyewear Ads
Film Noir-Like Eyewear Ads
The Super Fall 2013 Campaign is Captured in Black and White
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39
Sultry 50s-Inspired Editorials
Sultry 50s-Inspired Editorials
Valerie Van Der Graaf Goes Vintage for LoveCat Magazine Photo Shoot
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38
Two-Toned 1960s Editorials
Two-Toned 1960s Editorials
The UK Vogue In Glorious Mono Photoshoot is Black and White
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37
Retro Bouffant Editorials
Retro Bouffant Editorials
Cara Delevingne Shines in This UK Vogue September Campaign
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36
Fiery Vintage-Inspired Editorials
Fiery Vintage-Inspired Editorials
Julia Field Brings 50s-Esque Fierceness to Tush Magazine
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35
Faded Pin-Up Features
Faded Pin-Up Features
Crystal Renn Stars in a Whiteout Shoot for Muse Magazine Winter 2012
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34
Edgy 50s-Inspired Photoshoots
Edgy 50s-Inspired Photoshoots
The L’Officiel Paris 'Ex-fan des 50s' Editorial Stars Estelle
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33
60s-Inspired Diva Fashion Ads
60s-Inspired Diva Fashion Ads
The Lanvin Fall 2013 Campaign Stars a Transformative Edie Campbell
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32
Unexpected Bombshell Photoshoots
Unexpected Bombshell Photoshoots
The Carmen Electra Schon Editorial Show's the Star's Softer Side
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31
1960s Go Go Girl Editorials
1960s Go Go Girl Editorials
The Vogue Russia July 2012 Smit Photoshoot is Playful and Vintage
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30
Vintage Photography Legends
Vintage Photography Legends
Lillian Bassman Embraces the Future With a Foot in the Past
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29
Lively Twiggy Photoshoots
Lively Twiggy Photoshoots
The US Vogue Material Girls Editorial is Iconic
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Geometric 60s Captures
Geometric 60s Captures
The Vogue Japan A Graphic Study Editorial is MOD-Inspired
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Solitary Seductress Shoots
Solitary Seductress Shoots
The Natasha Yaroslava Fashion Gone Rogue Spread is Electrifying
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26
1950s Vintage Style Photography
1950s Vintage Style Photography
Vanity Fair Celebrates the 1950s with a Nostalgic Lookbook
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25
Mysterious Hitchcock-Inspired Shoots
Mysterious Hitchcock-Inspired Shoots
This Vogue Japan September 2013 Editorial is 1950s Retro
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Visored 1960s Editorials
Visored 1960s Editorials
The US Harper's Bazaar The Bright & The Beautiful Photoshoot is Retro
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Glorious Gatsby Getups
Glorious Gatsby Getups
The Leeny Be, France Editorial is a 1920s Gender-Bender
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22
Romantic Vintage-Inspired Editorials
Romantic Vintage-Inspired Editorials
The Bisous Magazine 'Reve de Fleurs' Photoshoot is Dreamy
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21
60s-Inspired Office Fashion
60s-Inspired Office Fashion
The Rika Magazine April 2013 Editorial Stars a Retro Jens Langkjaer
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20
Flirty Retro Photography
Flirty Retro Photography
The Highsnobette Berlin Diner Shoot Channels Vintage Styles for Spring
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Punk Victorian Fashion
Punk Victorian Fashion
The Wonderland September 2013 Editorial Stars Magda Laguinge
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Vintage Boudoir Fashion Ads
Vintage Boudoir Fashion Ads
The Louis Vuitton Fall 2013 Campaign Features an All-Star Cast
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17
Cinematic Retro Editorials
Cinematic Retro Editorials
The ELLE Russia September 2013 Cover Story Stars Britt Maren
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16
Baroque Bombshell Captures
Baroque Bombshell Captures
Lydia Hearst Stars in a Chic Shoot for Glamour Paris March 2012
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15
Retro Motel Fashion Ads
Retro Motel Fashion Ads
The Beymen Collection Spring 2013 Campaign Stars Michelle Buswell
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14
60s Bombshell Fashion
60s Bombshell Fashion
The Harper’s Bazaar Latin America June 2013 Issue Stars Melissa Tammer
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13
Blonde Bombshell Photoshoots
Blonde Bombshell Photoshoots
Fashion Gone Rogue 'Modern Marilyn' Editorial Stars Martina Dimitrova
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12
Retro Garden Fashion Photography
Retro Garden Fashion Photography
The Abbey Lee Kershaw Vogue UK Photo Shoot is Ultra Glamorous
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11
Retro Trio Editorials
Retro Trio Editorials
The Vogue China 'We Go Together' Shoot Focuses on a Love Triangle
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10
Vibrant Vintage Photography
Vibrant Vintage Photography
The Vogue UK 'Little Miss Sunshine' Editorial Stars Model Arizona Muse
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9
Twisted Housewife Editorials
Twisted Housewife Editorials
'The Stepford Wives' Series by Karina Twiss is Racy
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8
Pinup Pool-Girl Editorials
Pinup Pool-Girl Editorials
The Elle Denmark May 2012 Norgaard Photoshoot is Elegantly Retro
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Vintage Airline Photography
Vintage Airline Photography
Airline is a Coffee Table Book for Fashion Lovers and World Travelers
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6
Femininely Retro Fashion
Femininely Retro Fashion
The Marie Claire UK 'Driving Ambition' Editorial Stars Diane Kruger
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5
Debonair Elegance Editorials
Debonair Elegance Editorials
The Baptiste Radufe Weekend Knack Cover Story Embodies Sophistication
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4
Flared Vintage Photography
Flared Vintage Photography
The Fashion Gone Rogue Burn Bright Shoot Stars Yulia Lobova
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3
Defiant 60s Photoshoots
Defiant 60s Photoshoots
The Allure Magazine Checks & Balances Editorial is Retro
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2
Elegant 1920s Editorials
Elegant 1920s Editorials
The Madame Figaro April 2012 Japan Issue Oozes Old School Glamour
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Sensual '40s Photography
Sensual '40s Photography
Fanny by Esperanza Moya is Sensually Prim and Proper
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