worshipping beauty from a safe distance

The worship of feminine pulchritude. Not work safe, not politically correct, not suitable for under 18s.


miss-flapper:

Louise Brooks in Pandora’s Box, 1929

miss-flapper:

Louise Brooks in Pandora’s Box, 1929




fleurdulys:

The Locket - Charles Robert Leslie
19th century

fleurdulys:

The Locket - Charles Robert Leslie

19th century

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mudwerks:

(via Film Noir Photos: Outlandish Hats: Jetta Goudal)

Forbidden Woman (1927)

mudwerks:

(via Film Noir Photos: Outlandish Hats: Jetta Goudal)

Forbidden Woman (1927)

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Vintage Pop Fictions: Sax Rohmer's The Dream Detective

Published in 1925, The Dream Detective recounts ten cases in the career of Moris Klaw, occult detective. Highly recommended.




screengoddess:

Loretta Young 1937, photo by Gene Kornman

screengoddess:

Loretta Young 1937, photo by Gene Kornman




bareviewed:

William Etty: Cupid and Psyche, oil on canvas.

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Frederick Goodall (1822-1904), Femme fatale. More at Strange Tears.

Frederick Goodall (1822-1904), Femme fatale. More at Strange Tears.




design-is-fine:

Louise Brooks lounging on a large leather armchair, 1928. Photo by Eugene Robert Richee. Source

design-is-fine:

Louise Brooks lounging on a large leather armchair, 1928. Photo by Eugene Robert Richee. Source

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damsellover:

Black Sunday (1960) Press Book.

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gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie:

1940s promotional photo of Lauren Bacall.
(via Pulp International - 1940s publicity image of Lauren Bacall)

gentlemanlosergentlemanjunkie:

1940s promotional photo of Lauren Bacall.

(via Pulp International - 1940s publicity image of Lauren Bacall)