All posts tagged: vintage

Audrey’s Dolce Vita : Audrey Hepburn’s Roman Street Style

Audrey Hepburn on the terrace of the Hotel Hassler, in Rome, with the telegram announcing her best-actress award, for The Nun’s Story, from the New York Film Critics Circle, 1960. Luca Dotti, Audrey Hepburn’s son, just released a new book named Audrey in Rome, featuring intimate photographs of Audrey Hepburn. Luca recalls his mother’s three-decade love affair with Rome, the Italian capital. With Roman Holiday, which earned her the 1953 best-actress Oscar, Audrey Hepburn became not just a major Hollywood star but also a living icon for the Eternal City. Let the images reveal about her style. In fact, I really adore Hepburn’s classic style and how she wears the clothes in a very effortless way. From outdoor cafés to sporty convertibles , wearing simple pieces yet still look feminine. Her natural beauty was way too inspiring, here is the Roman Holiday trailer that I found very vintage-charming.yes..I accept that Youtube is god. and please check the VDO out! sources : Vanity Fair , Audrey in Rome book & Tumblr Kamonnart

The pioneer of Brit Rock

The 2i’s Coffee Bar ;  legendary 50s Soho Scene The 2i’s Coffee Bar was a coffee bar in the basement in Soho, London, between 1956 and 1967. It had live music and several stars were discovered or performed there. Yes, British Rock ‘n’ Roll was pioneered in London’s 2I’s coffee bar in Soho, where, from 1956, a number of cafes became the springboard for an organic pop music culture in Britain. These coffee bars served as meeting places for youth subculture and the only ground for nurturing and testing young aspiring artists with musical ambitions. The 2i’s cafe on 59 Old Compton Street lays claim to launching the countries biggest stars of the time – Tommy Steele and Terry Dene – and hosted regular performances from what was to become the new generation of popular musicians, performers who were inspired by American Rock ‘n’ Roll, and who established an indigenous brand of the new music form in the UK. At a time when Rock ‘n’ Roll was booming, the 2i’s became an extremely lucrative business.  …