Posts Tagged: Weddings

Gay Bachelor and the Bride

  In honor of LGBT Pride Month, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite stories from the Vault: Next to the waiter passing the champagne, my confirmed bachelor Great Uncle Harry was the most sought after man at a mid-century

Gay Bachelor and the Bride

  In honor of LGBT Pride Month, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite stories from the Vault: Next to the waiter passing the champagne, my confirmed bachelor Great Uncle Harry was the most sought after man at a mid-century

community silver Ad Illustration Jon Whitcomb

A Model June Bride and Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

community silver Ad Illustration Jon Whitcomb

A Model June Bride and Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

vintage illustration Johnnie Walker in NY

Love Wins – Too Late For Some

After the landmark Supreme Court ruling making gay marriage legal, two octogenarian men became the first same-sex couple to get married in Dallas County Texas.  It only took a half a century of waiting. When it comes to love, it’s

vintage illustration Johnnie Walker in NY

Love Wins – Too Late For Some

After the landmark Supreme Court ruling making gay marriage legal, two octogenarian men became the first same-sex couple to get married in Dallas County Texas.  It only took a half a century of waiting. When it comes to love, it’s

vintage illustration bride and groom

The Model Bride and Illustrator Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

vintage illustration bride and groom

The Model Bride and Illustrator Jon Whitcomb

Like most mid-century girls, Bitsy Bendix longed to be a bride, convinced that the basic occupation of virtually every girl was choosing a man to marry. But for bachelorette Bitsy the next best thing happened. In the summer of 1950

Illustration Jackie Onassis

Oh! Jackie! Oh! PtII

The  World Reacts In the autumn of 1968 the world reacted to the stunning surprise wedding of Jacqueline Kennedy, the Queen of Camelot and Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis with shock, amazement, and even condemnation, but definitely without apathy. Jackie Kennedy

Illustration Jackie Onassis

Oh! Jackie! Oh! PtII

The  World Reacts In the autumn of 1968 the world reacted to the stunning surprise wedding of Jacqueline Kennedy, the Queen of Camelot and Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis with shock, amazement, and even condemnation, but definitely without apathy. Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy Onassis Weds

Oh! Jackie! Oh!

Collage by Sally Edelstein Mad Men’s Don and Megan Draper may have been nonplussed about the marriage of Jackie Kennedy to Aristotle Onassis that fall of 1968, but they were clearly in the minority. In a year filled with unprecedented

Jackie Kennedy Onassis Weds

Oh! Jackie! Oh!

Collage by Sally Edelstein Mad Men’s Don and Megan Draper may have been nonplussed about the marriage of Jackie Kennedy to Aristotle Onassis that fall of 1968, but they were clearly in the minority. In a year filled with unprecedented

vintage illustration wedding

The Gay Bachelor And The Bride

Next to the waiter passing the champagne, my confirmed bachelor Great Uncle Harry was the most sought after man at a mid-century wedding. Vivacious and gay with wavy hair the color of honey, lush black eyelashes shading come hither eyes,

vintage illustration wedding

The Gay Bachelor And The Bride

Next to the waiter passing the champagne, my confirmed bachelor Great Uncle Harry was the most sought after man at a mid-century wedding. Vivacious and gay with wavy hair the color of honey, lush black eyelashes shading come hither eyes,