20 historical photos that prove people in the past had way more style than we do

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Fashion changes, but an understanding of what style is — that’s timeless. Some people just have it, and others don’t. And there’s a lot of evidence to show that there were plenty of people in the 20th century who definitely did!

A young couple on the beach.

You can’t go wrong with a jacket like that.

Captain Charcot enjoys some champagne in the Arctic, 1904.

A young Kevin Spacey, 1980s.

An actress looks in the mirror, 1934.

Johnny Cash in the recording studio.

Teenage fashion in 1969.

A young Michael Caine, 1959.

The actress Diana Rigg in 1967.

A businessman who decided to suddenly become a graffiti artist.

A girl on a scooter in 1969.

Hippies, 1968.

Some people know what style is even from their earliest childhood.

Sofia Loren — the only actress to have received an Oscar, a Grammy, and a Golden Globe.
Ellen O’Neal, a well-known freestyle skateboarder, 1970s.

Frank Sinatra emerging from a helicopter, whiskey in hand.

The actress Alice Denham, 1956.

On the subway.

Audrey Hepburn on the set of the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1961.

A date in the London rain, 1963.

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