Category Archives: 1950s

Learn The Art of Retro Make Up with Janet Fischietto In Prague

SHOW GIRL MAKE UP AND RETRO TECHNIQUES: This will be a 2 hour workshop presented by Italian Burlesque performer and alternative model, Janet Fischietto. “Under this mask, another mask. I will never be finished removing all these faces.”                                                                                                —C. … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Girl by Photographer Jarek Kozlowski

by Sad Man’s Tongue, Photos by Jarek Kozlowski of Kozjar’s Photography Model Monika Gruchala, Make Up & Hair Dominika Rostankowska,  Shot at the  Casino Diner, Camera: T-Max400 B&W negative film with 85 i 50mm lenses. Taking you into the weekend is … Continue reading

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There’s Something About a ’56 Chevy

by sad man’s Tongue, Photos by Soliz Images Photography, Models Lorelei Lee and Hellkitten Soliz Images Photography says he is an engeneer by trade. Well he sure engineered the perfect shoot with a 1956 Chevy and some Sweet Pin Ups. … Continue reading

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Hot Rod High In Switzerland: The Kustom Kulture Photography of Roland Brunner

by Sad Man’s Tongue, Photos by Roland Brunner of Photörhead BiERLOS Photography. Roland Brunner, aka “Photörhead” aka “BiERLOS” out of St. Gallen, Switzerland may have many aliases, but the photographs each persona takes are one and the same…….. striking. Roland … Continue reading

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Dolce Vita Vintage Festival In Rovinj Croatia

by Sad Man’s Tongue, Photos from Dolce Vita Looking for one of the first rockin’ parties of the summer. Then just look to Rovinj, Croatia for the Dolce Vita Vintage and Heritage Festival. Going on from June 5th through the … Continue reading

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Pin Up Girl Miss Psycho Cat: The Anthropologist & The Philosopher

by Sad Man’s Tongue, Photography by Dr. Mašan Bogdanovski, Model Miss Psycho Cat There are many great pairings in the world that seem to belong together. Adam and Eve, Jack and Coke, Photography and Pin Ups, and now you can … Continue reading

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Lazy Eye Clothing of Prague Bringing Class & Elegance Back In Style

by Sad Man’s Tongue Our friends over at Lazy Eye Fashion sure know how to bring style and class back to the forefront of fashion. When I think of some of the classic photos of Grace Kelly, Audrie Hepburn, and … Continue reading

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Kustom Kulture Photographer Carlos Kella Is One Class Act

by Sad Man’s Tongue, Photos by Carlos Kella of Carlos Kella Photography Calendar, Post Cards, and Coffee Table Books Available At Sway Books So we did a small feature on Photographer Carlos Kella out of Hamburg, Germany last week called, “Carlos … Continue reading

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Retro Pin Up Vacation From Photographer Olga Plakitina

by Sad Man’s Tongue Photos by: Olga Plakitina of Olga Plakitina Photography Now here is a photographer that makes us want to do two things. First start a second blog so we could feature more of her gorgeous photos that … Continue reading

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Al Buell – Vintage Pin Up Girls Gallery 3

by Sad Man’s Tongue Paintings by Al Buell (1910-1996) After posting an article on The Pin Up Art Of Nathalie Rattner the other day, which wet our appetite for some vintage pin ups, we thought a little Pinup Art of Al … Continue reading

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