This only slightly related to yesterday’s post about coloured jeans. If you read it, then you’ll know why there’s a big pile of inspired, reader-submitted colourised (colorized to visitors from The US) photographs below from shorpy.com. Go on, read it. I’ll wait.
And just in case you’re wondering where to go for coloured jeans, Zara’s my shop of choice. Just don’t pop your pink jeans into a white wash by mistake. I did that. Big oops. Now would really be the time to make a bad pun about not being a ‘jeanius’ but…
Thisbe – 1902
Bathing beauty parade – 1919
Swimming and golf – 1926
pictures – 1939
Signs of spring – 1939
dancers – date unknown (tiny bit overboard with the blusher, perhaps?)
Cheers – 1940
Tuskegee Airmen – 1945
Have a great weekend, everyone.