Design Flashback 1960: Jayne Mansfield & Mickey Hargitay


Shot by LIFE photographer Allan Grant in 1960, the 50s sex symbol, Jayne Mansfield, shows us around her 40-room mansion, dubbed “the Pink Palace”, which she shared with her husband Mickey Hargitay, Mr. Universe 1955. Ringo Starr later lived in the Mediterranean-style house. It was eventually demolished in 2002. Liberace, eat your heart out. (via ... See the Rest

Flashback 1986: Fiorucci Loves Andy Warhol

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The late Nelson Sullivan was always on the scene with his video camera and in 1986 on Valentine's Day, he caught Andy Warhol signing his new photography book "America" at a Fiorucci in-store party. My old pals Joey Arias, Erich Conrad, April Palmieri, Andy's assistant Benjamin Liu, then club kid, James St. James (at about 3:20. How cute is he?) ... See the Rest

Flashback 1990: Young Spike Jones


(via Rosemary's-Baby-Daddy) ... See the Rest

Flashback 1999: Seventeen Magazine’s Guide to Being Emo


It's sort of blurry, but the Emo pickup lines include: "Do you blog here often?" "Wanna trade mix tapes?" "Your hair is everywhere, can I push it off your face?" and (inexplicably) "Is that a Promise Ring 12" in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?" I loooove the boy in this picture, but really. What's the difference between a 1999 Weezer ... See the Rest

Flashback 1994: The Crying Number

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Very odd and little-remembered pop culture phenomenon from the mid-'90s, the crying number, where you would call a 1-900 number to hear the recording of an incredibly sad story that would totally make you cry. Not sure why anyone would WANT that, but remember the early '90s were a pretty gloomy time, what with all the grunge and heroin chic and ... See the Rest

Flashback 2004: Jacqueline Bisset at Home

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Obviously the THE MOST INTERESTING WOMAN IN THE WORLD, after Sunday night's COMPLETELY OFF-THE-RAILS acceptance speech, seriously what was that? I'm suddenly obsessed with her, in a way that I haven't been since Rich & Famous. I just saw these pics of her posing up a storm at her Beverly Hills home in 2004 and needed to share them with you. We ... See the Rest

Flashback 1969: Liberace’s Suits from the Liberace Show

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Fabulous, fabulous, fabulous, of course, but I always wonder: Why does he ring the doorbell at his own house? ... See the Rest

Flashback 1978: Robby Benson in Tighty-Whities

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Robby. ROBBY! Probably THE HOTTEST star of the '70s. Ode to Billie Joe? CHANGED MY LIFE. You can have your Willie Ames and Leif Garrets and your Matt Dillons and Shawn Cassadys. Give me Robby Benson in his underwear in Ice Castles and I AM GOOD TO GO. Watch it here and relive the magic. (via Kenneth in the 212) Also, after the jump, I've ... See the Rest