Unedited Vintage Photos That Crossed The Line

By Sarah Norman | June 28, 2023

Braniff airline flight attendants in their groovy uniforms designed by Emilio Pucci, 1967

In this exact moment in time, the world is blinded by fear, uncertainty, and loss. With an uncertain economy, fear of sickness and death looming, and worldwide restrictions, we are all faced with meeting our own personal challenges and fears. Bad things may be happening around us, so let's go to the past and to the happy times...let's relive some of those golden years and escape reality even if it's just for the length of this gallery.

We tend to look back on the past with rose tinted glasses. The reason the future and the present moment can feel uncomfortable at times like these is due to uncertainty...we just don't know if that outcome is going to provide us what we need to feel safe, secure, and happy.

The beautiful thing about revisiting history is it gives us the power of hindsight...we know what happens then, so it's safe and comfortable. And the memories that those moments in history provide us actually can help us shift how we feel in the present moment, which is the only thing that can shift how our future unfolds.

So let's take a look back on the groovy past, forget the uncertainty of today, and find serenity in the fact that no matter what has happened in the past, that we have always survived, grown stronger, and wiser because of it.

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Braniff International Airways, an American airline in operation from 1928 to 1982, was known for its innovative approach to flying in terms of its service and uniforms. In 1967, Braniff enlisted the help of Italian fashion designer Emilio Pucci to design a new look for their flight attendants.

Pucci's designs for Braniff were bold, colorful, and truly reflective of 1960s fashion. The uniforms consisted of various separates, including short dresses, jumpsuits, hot pants, and capes. The flight attendants' accessories included knee-high boots, headbands, and oversized sunglasses.

The uniforms were considered a fashion statement, and Pucci's designs for Braniff were featured in several fashion magazines. They were also worn by the flight attendants in Braniff's advertising campaigns, making them even more iconic.

Braniff's flight attendants wore the uniforms until the airline's closure in 1982.

A young Madonna in 1974

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Long before Madonna was the queen of pop she was just a teenager. It’s hard to imagine that she wasn’t formed in some kind of pop music science lab but she was just a kid like everyone else on the planet.

Growing up in Michigan, Madonna had to find her own fun. She wanted to be a dancer but she also worked on short films with her friends and even wrote some of her own poetry, but she didn’t come into her own until she went to college at the University of Michigan for a year before dropping out in 1978 and moving to New York City.

When she arrived in New York she only had about 30 bucks in her pocket and had to work at Dunkin’ Donuts while chasing her dreams.