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The evolution of style of Mad Men women

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Mad Men is in its seventh and final season, and while the show has given us plenty of memorable moments over the years (Betty shooting her neighbor’s pigeons, anyone?) I will always remember it for its fashions. The fitted dresses, the flared skirts, the adorable cigarette pants – Mad Men didn’t just change the way we watch television, it also ushered in a whole retro-chic trend. From 1960 to 1969, the show has brought us on a fashion journey, highlighting the way styles have changed with the times and how those changes have affected culture, advertising and the way we perceive the world around us. Now that Mad Men is close to the end (the second half of season seven…

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Look marvelous on beach and boardwalk thanks to vintage vacation style

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July is upon us, which means it’s officially vacation season! Time to go sit on a beach in an adorable swimsuit, drink cocktails, and maybe invest in a floppy hat. Need some fashion inspiration this year? No one does beachwear like classic movies, especially vacation films. You know the ones – where Cary Grant is gallivanting around Europe with a perfectly-dressed starlet, or Gidget is on a beach somewhere rocking a retro two-piece while she pretends to balance on a surfboard. Here are four modern outfits inspired by classic vacation movies: Roman Holiday This movie is a classic for a reason – mostly because of Audrey Hepburn’s impeccable fashion. She looks so fresh, tailored and feminine in every scene, making…

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