Writer and Teenage Blog reader Eve Dawoud saw our previous post on Teddy Girls and wanted to share with us selections of interviews she’s conducted with some of the real people in the photos — Mary Toovey, Elsie Hendon, Iris Thornton and Ted Burton — for an ongoing research project.
Posts Tagged: Fashion
What does “punk” mean in 2013? The Metropolitan Museum of art and Vogue hosted their punk-themed Costume Institute Gala this summer in New York City.
Donyale Luna, First Black Supermodel
Much of the conversation surrounding New York Fashion Week has rightfully criticized the fashion industry’s continued refusal to hire non-white models, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a long history of black supermodels rising (if briefly) to the top of the fashion world.
Jones Valley High School of Birmingham, 1925-1974
Today Teenage is screening in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sidewalk Film Festival, so we’re celebrating Birmingham teens.
High School Hippies
We often hear talk about how popular culture today is so self-referential and self-cannibalizing that it’s impossible to tell where nostalgia ends and creativity begins.
Mr. T’s Fashion Show
“Hey – everybody’s gotta wear clothes – and if you don’t you get arrested,” begins Mr.
Carmen Dell’Orefice, model and actress, was discovered at the age of 13 on a bus going to ballet class.
Moroccan Style, ’30s and ’40s
Collected photographs of young women of Morocco during the 1930s and 1940s.
Chloe Sevigny, 1992
Before receiving the coveted ‘It Girl’ title, Chloe Sevigny was just another kid ditching school, taking the train into Manhattan to hang out in Washington Square Park.
Australian teen-centric fashion mag, Dolly was chock full of fashion, advice, knowledge and advertisements (duh).