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11

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Alice Guy, cinema pioneer

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Alice Guy-Blaché first female film director

Alice Guy-Blaché in 1913 from the Solax Collection

In which decade was the world’s first ever female film director? Was it perhaps the ’60s? Or possibly the ’20s? No. Try the ’90s — the 1890s. Try 1896, to be exact. Read More

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Time machine

Let’s step into the internet time machine and see what I’ve been investigating this month. Here’s a pick of my best time-travelling vintage moments from August. Jump in! Read More

Get the look

How to identify vintage zippers

Saturday, November 17, 2012

A concise guide to identifying the date of a vintage garment by its zipper.

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Get the 1920s flapper look

Thursday, July 19, 2012

If you really want to get that authentic 1920s flapper look, you could start by absorbing a little of the style and spirit of the age. Then you…

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