In honor of Day 1 of #NYFW we're taking a look back at the original street style icons. See 34 vintage snaps here:

In Photos: Truly Vintage Street Style

Models Simone D’Aillencourt and Ward Purdy posiing with a whippet at Penn Station, New York, Photo by William Helburn. :) Whippets always look as if they're in need of both a hug and a doggie sweater.

Audrey Hepburn in the Congo while filming of The Nun's Story (1959). Photo: Leo Fuchs.

missingaudrey: “ Audrey Hepburn photographed by Leo Fuchs on the set of The Nun’s Story in Belgian Congo, 1958 ”

Suzy Parker 1957, photo by Richard Avedon » Look at that waistline!

Suzy Parker, 1957 vintage fashion style photo print ad model magazine sheath evening gown column dress white polka dot black drape back formal evening wear

Wedding photo of Cornelia Vanderbilt, 1924 - wow

1924 wedding photo of Cornelia Vanderbilt. She has all that a bride should have on her wedding day. except, maybe a smile.

Like the relaxed top of this dress. Dovima wearing a Jean Patou Blacck and White Polka-Dot Silk Crepe Dress,photo by Henry Clarke, Vogue 1956


A lovely floral print sheath/wiggle dress with a shoulder train. I've always been a fan of this far too infrequently utilized design element.

Christian Dior, 1962.

Love the vintage look. Tania Mallet in brilliant blue Empire line gown by Dior, jewelry of brilliants and quartz also by Dior, photo by Vernier, Vogue UK, September 1962


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Boué Soeurs 'Aurore' Dress - 1927 - Les Modes (Paris)

kittyinva: indypendent-thinking: Robe du Soir 1927 (by .pintuck) Kittyinva: Not only is it a robe du soir (evening), but it’s a robe de .