Have a Merry Vintage Christmas!


How would you like to be greeted ‘Merry Christmas!’ by Audrey Hepburn, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and other Hollywood celebrities from many decades ago? You’re in luck, because we found some beautiful vintage photos of these timeless stars brimming with holiday cheer!

What a lovely Christmas morning! You probably still have lots of Christmas gifts waiting to be opened and greetings waiting to be read today, but how many of them are from classic beauties like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Judy Garland?

Well, lucky for you, Hollywood stars used to do very beautiful and elaborate Christmas-themed photoshoots to spread the Yuletide cheer among family, friends, and fans, and we found some of them to share with you! Take a look at these beautiful merry monochrome snaps of retro Hollywood’s brightest stars, all smiles as they wish you a merry vintage Christmas!

In order: Marilyn Monroe, Susan Hayward, Audrey Hepburn, Elvis Presley, Debbie Reynolds, Cary Grant and Loretta Young, Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor, Shirley Temple, Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Clara Bow, Rita Hayworth, and Jayne Mansfield.

Photos via Ciao! Newport Blog and Hollywood Christmas on Pinterest.

written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-12-25 in #lifestyle #retro #vintage #hollywood #christmas #lomography #celebrity #analogue-lifestyle