This past weekend, Oxfordshire hosted something called the Henley Royal Regatta—“one of the quintessential British events of the summer season,” according to WWD. Apparently it’s quite an occasion and has happened annually since 1839. Consequently, old photos are an absolute treasure trove of bygone ladies’ fashions.
Hey there, "fashion-conscious females"! Spring is coming, and wouldn't you like to update your closet with some new looks for the new season? Well, check out these looks via British Pathé, which are so sharp, "They might even encourage the flower children to wear shows."
[Chichester, England, August 15. A girl relaxes in vintage costume during Day 3 of the Vintage at Goodwood Festival. Image via Getty]
[Chichester, August 13. Models in vintage swimwear during Day 1 of the Vintage at Goodwood Festival. Somewhere, Katy Perry takes notes. Image via Getty]
"Gettin it together means sharing things with your man like his laughter, his worries, his own special way of 'doin' a thing,' as brother Isaac Hayes puts it. In the world of fashion, the black man has traditionally had his own way of 'doin' a thing,' and even when the rest of the male world went conservative, the…