Category: fashion

A future fashion show aboard a Bristol 170 freighter plane, specially designed for the style houses of Paris. From Décollage, “le magazine de l’aviation mondiale,” June 21, 1946.

(Gallica BNF)

Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit, 1969.

ON THIS DAY: A joke by Amsterdam eyewear designer Jan Oostman. The Netherlands, March 6, 1967. Photo by Jacques Klok.

(Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

I don’t remember the precise reason this ended up in my draft folder. I think it has something to do with Taylor’s otherworldly headpiece.

In the mid-1960s, a flight attendant for Braniff Airways wears a uniform created by designer Emilio Pucci. The bubble helmet was meant to protect hairdos on windy tarmacs as it was most definitely also meant to just look cool and space-y.

(Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum)

Daryl Hannah on the set of Blade Runner (1982)

ON THIS DAY: A joke by Amsterdam eyewear designer Jan Oostman. The Netherlands, March 6, 1967. Photo by Jacques Klok.

(Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

When the Space Age was groovy.

(SDASM)

Daryl Hannah on the set of Blade Runner (1982)

Vintage spacesuit awesomeness, courtesy of the San Diego Air & Space Museum.