1950s

Sculpture in the Home - Pangolin London

Bob Chaundy | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bob Chaundy

The Pangolin London has transformed itself into a time capsule for the next few weeks with its exhibition Sculpture in the Home. The show consists of three rooms exquisitely decked out in furniture, drawings, textiles, wallpaper and sculpture dating mainly from the 1940s and 1950s.

The Power of Popular History

Alex Davis | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alex Davis

Though examples of popular history range from magazines such as History Today right through to the work of the National Trust, it is the film industry that has recently encapsulated the imaginations of thousands of ordinary people.

Fitness Classes Through The Decades: 30s To 80s

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As you struggle towards the end of January, and very possibly your annual gym-going journey, we thought we'd remind you how good exercise lovers have ...

Christmas Gifts 1950s Style

Sara Sheridan | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

The world loves the 1950s. The recent resurgence in high heels, cocktails and home-baking (think cupcake) has made the 50s a decade synonymous with treats. So if you're struggling with your Christmas shopping, look no further for inspiration:

Back to the 1950s? The Impact of Technology on Family Life

Sian Breslin | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Tech
Sian Breslin

The one place I will not have technology is on the dinner table at family mealtimes. Someone recently asked me why this was and I couldn't immediately put my finger on it. I just knew in my heart it was wrong. Call me old fashioned, but I just think that 15 tech free minutes a day to engage in conversation is vital to a healthy family.

The History of Being a Lady

Sara Sheridan | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

Some matters are simply contentious. Sometimes you're never going to get it right. The politics of the Middle East, for example. Whether Scotland should or shouldn't become independent in 2014. Oh, and whether the term 'lady' is outmoded and derogatory or exactly what most women aspire to.

1950s Sexy and Celebrity Make Up Artist Tips

Susie Amy | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Style
Susie Amy

I did a photoshoot recently - 50s style. Since turning 30, I have enjoyed wearing lipstick - proper lipstick - more than ever. Eyebrows and lashes, are however, and have always been, as vital to me as they were to ladies of this era.

Teatum Jones Spring/Summer 2012 Collection: Dreaming the Suburban Feminine Mystique

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK Style
Joao Paulo Nunes

Quite often, fashion designers seek inspiration in times past, and rework ideas, patterns and cuts from collections that made an impact in olden eras....