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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Vintage Photos

My father has always been an elegant dresser as shown by this image taken on the Atlantic City, NJ boardwalk circa 1938.

- Leslie F

Comments on "Vintage Photos"

 

Blogger Jennie Nhi Nguyen said ... (8:59 AM) : 

love it!

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:01 AM) : 

oh nice! so classy!

 

Blogger Mallory | The Storm in a Teacup said ... (9:34 AM) : 

He's adorable! What a classy kid.

 

Anonymous decor8 said ... (9:36 AM) : 

Very classy!

 

Blogger Rosie said ... (9:52 AM) : 

It's like there's some sort of an aura around him. Nice photo.

 

Blogger Country Girl said ... (9:55 AM) : 

Had to click to get it to open. But loved this sweet little shot. I worked on the AC boardwalk in the 70's as a young girl, on both Steel Pier and right across the boards at Taylor Porkroll. Dated the Peanut Man that summer . . . I was 14 years old.

 

Blogger Kristina & Karina said ... (10:10 AM) : 

great photo!

 

Blogger andrea.at.the.blue.door said ... (10:13 AM) : 

This is a beautiful photo. The adults, fading off into the mistiness of the boardwalk, focus one's attention on the beautifully turned out young man.

 

Blogger Giosh869 said ... (10:41 AM) : 

This is the best fashion blog in the World, Greetings from Verona

 

Blogger La Mode said ... (10:51 AM) : 

That's so cute!

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Blogger Mode Uncover said ... (11:38 AM) : 

So cute!

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Blogger The Foolish Aesthete said ... (11:39 AM) : 

Amazing shot, down to the diagonals of the wood planks. I love how people always used to be dressed up every time they walked out the door.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (11:40 AM) : 

and a very good photograph too!

 

Blogger Liz said ... (11:44 AM) : 

On the first sight I was not sure a man or a child. What an influence clothing can have!

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Blogger ABG said ... (11:49 AM) : 

So dapper!
Thanks for sharing it with us.
ABG

 

Anonymous Sadia said ... (12:19 PM) : 

The real beauty of this photo is that we can be sure he wasn't the only child dressed so. Small children of the past seem to render the grown folk of the present hopeless, no?

Great photo!

 

Blogger Guido said ... (12:26 PM) : 

elegant indeed. especially from the knees up. beautiful photo, too.

 

Blogger Guido said ... (12:27 PM) : 

elegant indeed. especially from the knees up. great photo, too.

 

Blogger SKINFLINT said ... (12:28 PM) : 

This is absolutely freakin' adorable! His mittens and high wool socks add a little boyish charm to his grown up look!

 

Blogger AGreekAbroad said ... (1:16 PM) : 

Love it! Effortless...

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Blogger Magdalena Marija said ... (1:27 PM) : 

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Blogger Naghmeh said ... (1:32 PM) : 

that is one seriously classy boy! love it, it's just too adorable :)

 

Blogger BOMBPROOF heartbeat said ... (1:48 PM) : 

Absolutely Love! Thanks for sharing these great photos! They totally bring me back in time, almost feels like I'm there every time I see these :)

 

Anonymous Maja said ... (2:14 PM) : 

Really nice. And I really like this Vintage Photos-thing - a real lot of fun to watch them all!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:22 PM) : 

Classy picture for a first class gentleman!

 

Blogger Jessica said ... (2:23 PM) : 

Oh, I love this photography. Honestly, I wish we still dressed the way people dressed back then. It was so elegant and classy. Though the jacket looks a tad big on your father, here, as a boy, he sure looks better in this than most people at this age in this day and age - wearing puffy, plastic-like, mass-manufactured coats and less-than-good-quality clothing. The way people dress (most people, at least) in these "modern" times, just makes me wonder if anyone knows what real class in an outfit is. This is surely a good example of it - even though back then it was commonplace.

Great photography. Sorry about the rant.

Jessica.

http://www.jessicawearspearls.com

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (2:32 PM) : 

Priceless!

 

Blogger soso said ... (2:58 PM) : 

The depth of field is perfect

 

Blogger Emilie said ... (3:01 PM) : 

This is fantastic!

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Blogger Xiaoxi Zhang said ... (3:05 PM) : 

Mist makes the image look so wonderfully vintage and mysterious, love it!

 

Blogger Her Imagination said ... (3:11 PM) : 

Such a great photo, and such a stylish boy.

 

Blogger Eranda Janku said ... (3:14 PM) : 

Oh how adorable !

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Anonymous The Styley said ... (3:47 PM) : 

Beautiful. Makes me think of Boardwalk Empire.

 

Blogger J.Ro said ... (3:59 PM) : 

Nowadays, they don't allow you on the NJ boardwalk unless you're wearing an ill fitting shirt with an oversized logo.

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Blogger the outfit diaries said ... (4:02 PM) : 

beautiful picture, I love these kind of old photo's.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:19 PM) : 

pure boardwalk empire!
could onlz wish zouth todaz to dress more like this elegance!

 

Blogger Marcel Da Chump said ... (4:25 PM) : 

Great picture; reminds me of artwork for a book cover.

 

Blogger Martina Golightly said ... (4:34 PM) : 

Great pic and of course I adore the coat.) Such a little gentleman!

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Blogger lavinia said ... (5:06 PM) : 

Beautiful!

 

Blogger Jo said ... (5:32 PM) : 

Great to still have such old pictures.
Thank you for sharing.

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Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:10 PM) : 

these vintage photo selection keeps getting better and better! But your audience would really like to see your own vintage photos too.

 

Anonymous mon sac by me said ... (6:16 PM) : 

Young boy in an sublime elegance !!

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Blogger SaraKateSwan said ... (6:26 PM) : 

I love this image. So moody and atmospheric and that coat is awesome!

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Blogger Fashionlass said ... (6:39 PM) : 

Oooh, I love this.
Just wonderful, simply wonderful.

 

Blogger miguel said ... (7:32 PM) : 

Now that is classy.
I wish people still dressed there kids up. Its amazing how many people out there don't have the slightest idea of how to dress.

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Blogger amzyy said ... (8:42 PM) : 

both stylish and cute :)

 

Blogger Mandi said ... (9:16 PM) : 

So cute! They dressed so classy back then, I wish we still dressed the way we did then.

EclecticTeen
http://www.eclecticteen.blogspot.com

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (9:48 PM) : 

Great!! Looks like à shoot from "Board Walk Empire"

(Cusell)

 

Blogger Joy said ... (12:56 AM) : 

Boardwalk Empire much?

 

Blogger Claudia Albuquerque said ... (1:17 AM) : 

How cute!!!
Love the style...little boy -mini man! haha

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Blogger Kelly M. Preston said ... (2:29 AM) : 

What a great photo, really captures an emotion. Sometimes I truly feel like I was born at the wrong time, I'm such an old soul.

 

Blogger lollipop4598 said ... (2:39 AM) : 

Its a wonderfully adorable picture. But as to people having to dress in the itchy looking clothing of the day; No. Thanks. I don't want to iron on a hot day for a few hours before going out. Sounds time consuming. And i have never heard of a little boy that really wants to wear a pair of pulled up wool socks with no lycra even to make them bearable. Textiles are a lot better. you probably don't even want to THINK about the underthings people wore back then. I think the bras were built from titanium. It would be fun to force all the people who "want" things to go backwards to live like that, though.

 

Blogger Mars said ... (3:20 AM) : 

Photographs back then are so beautiful even without the help of retouching.
Mars of fashion insouciance

 

Blogger Butik muslim surabaya said ... (3:44 AM) : 

nice, naturaly picture, old setting & old cloting

 

Anonymous Spa Robes said ... (4:27 AM) : 

It really shows. I like the look very vintage and classy at the same time. Nice one! The quality is outstanding and has attitude that's why I was mesmerized.

 

Blogger beesandbugs said ... (5:08 AM) : 

What a stylish little boy! He's a real candy! :)

 

Anonymous antique engagement rings said ... (6:43 AM) : 

Love your vintage photos.. wonderful!

 

Anonymous Retre said ... (7:11 AM) : 

Classy dressing

 

Anonymous proletarian Great Gatsby said ... (7:35 AM) : 

It was a time when children were elegant too.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (7:38 AM) : 

How dapper! Oh for the gold old days when people had pride in how they presented themselves. Now it's just a bunch of slobs in tank tops, gym shorts and tattoos.

 

Blogger briannelee said ... (8:24 AM) : 

Wow, such a great photo!

 

Anonymous clarity enhanced diamonds said ... (8:30 AM) : 

My wife loves your photos, they are too lovely.

 

Anonymous IS THIS IT? models review said ... (8:44 AM) : 

Awww, great! I'd like to see more elegant and stylish little boys / girls around now...

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Blogger max b said ... (11:14 AM) : 

When looking at photos like this it seems to me to remember old times (it seems because I was not even born at that time)when things were more clean, honest and a young boy was feeling the king of the world in such nice cloths. Maybe the past seems always better compared to the world we are living today, but this image let me feel happy, clean and in peace.
(sorry for my English, I hope I was able to trasmit what I'm feeling)

 

Blogger Ace said ... (11:21 AM) : 

Gorgeous photo!

 

Blogger tugay said ... (12:15 PM) : 

thanka

 

Blogger whiterice said ... (12:42 PM) : 

Such a great coat, and worn by a little boy! Kid's got taste

 

Anonymous Kristin said ... (3:47 PM) : 

I would love a blog just dedicated to these vintage photos. They're so unpretentious.

 

Blogger Leonie said ... (6:14 PM) : 

This picture totally reminds me of 'Boardwalk Empire' - a great TV show!

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Blogger DANII BOY said ... (8:55 PM) : 

Your dad's a cute little rocker of fashion.
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Blogger vicki archer said ... (7:47 AM) : 

Your father looks divine...I hope he kept up his stylish ways....xv

 

Blogger Cat said ... (11:41 AM) : 

he is just lovely. :)

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (4:33 PM) : 

sad that we have lost the value of dressing properly. even in europe we have taken on the "comfortable" ways of the new world

 

Blogger BeFi said ... (5:00 PM) : 

so cute !

 

Anonymous Daniela Zagnolli said ... (1:53 AM) : 

your father gave quality to fashion.the pictures are very nice. i like the pictures.thanks for sharing

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:19 AM) : 

Beautiful. It only takes a moment.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (6:48 PM) : 

Beautiful dreamy photo.

 

Anonymous Maryanne said ... (12:37 AM) : 

composition is amazing.

 

Anonymous antique wedding rings said ... (10:15 PM) : 

Love the photo.. again its fantastic!

 

Blogger Meredith Howard said ... (2:53 PM) : 

I love this photo. It is so beautiful. The people walking behind him look like they are in a misty fog. Makes it look kind of dreamy.


- Meredith
www.findingsoulbalance.blogspot.com

 

Blogger Agata said ... (7:59 PM) : 

OMG!! this pic is so amazing!

 

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