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Walking in L.A.: Cool, Boosted ’50s Footage

It isn't meant to be completely historically accurate, but this remastered footage of women walking in Los Angeles in the '50s has been colorized to make it more accessible. It was also painstakingly restored, giving it an eerily current look — with only the women's striking fashions (and those shoes!) to give it away as…
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So Many Men, Bowie Kicks, Mercurochrome Nostalgia & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: A gigolo, but not just ... (Image via Paramount) MY NEW PLAID PANTS: The many men of ... Paul Shrader?! Go with it. NYT: Read about John Roney, who has been a waiter at the same NYC restaurant since ... 1986! EXTRATV: Mick Rock, legendary photographer, is out…
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Bad Goods, Dench Does ‘Vogue,’ Leif-time Ban: Past & Curious

Links to the past, with relevance today: Born to be sold ... by Faye Dunaway. (Image via video still) HUFF POST: Terrible movies from the past you can see for free on YouTube — and baby, the price is right! NYT: Couple married 71 years die days apart, he of COVID-19, she more likely of…
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Past & Curious: ’70s Cool + Woody’s Book + More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Is this a “nice jugs” situation? (Image via Flashbak) DO YOU REMEMBER?: These are some of the things that were cool 50 years ago. In 1970. Yes, 1970 was 50 years ago. METV: Has the real Gilligan's island been found?! Debi does recovery! (Image via Instagram) EXTRATV: '80s…
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‘Rocketman’ Premiere Brings Out Stars of All Ages

Rocketman, the highly-anticipated new film about the life and career of Elton John, 72, had its splashy NYC premiere on May 29 — and if the red carpet is any indication, the film is definitely getting a warm embrace from the entertainment world. Egerton had some love for Bell Billed as an "epic musical fantasy…
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Cher Ecstasy, ‘Longtime’ Fave, Dolly’s World & More!

Links to the past with relevance today: Clothes call (GIF via GIPHY) CLOSER: Cher, 72, and Bob Mackie, 80, have made the craziest, most fashion-forward, most ridiculous, most memorable, cleverest clothes ever — and some of them will be on display at the Met Gala. Homecoming (GIF via GIPHY) BACK 2 STONEWALL: Remembering Longtime Companion…
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Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion Icon, Dies @ 85

Karl Lagerfeld, one of the most prolific and influential fashion designers in history, died Tuesday in Paris. He was 85. Karl Lagerfeld: September 10, 1933-February 19, 2019 (Image via Lagerfeld) His death was confirmed by Chanel, for which he has been creative director since 1983. He was also creative director of Fendi since 1965, and…
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