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Curious histories – Messy Nessy Chic

The Facebook of the Middle Ages? An illegal subculture of Soviet hipsters? Colonial post cards? A Polish zoo that hid Jews from the Nazis? If you love surprising history as much as I do, Messy Nessy Chic has got you covered.




I wrote a few articles for Messy Nessy Chic a few years ago – but if you want more, do head over to Vanessa Grall's amazing creation and allow yourself to fall into the rabbit hole.


The Stylehunters of Soviet Russia

Greetings from the Colonies: Postcards of a Shameful Past

Made in Holland: The Chanel of Africa

The Original Hilton Sisters

Sneak a Peek at the Facebook of 400 Years Ago

London’s Lost Department Store of the Swinging Sixties

The Zoo that Hid Jews from the German Army

Beauties and their Bombers: Meet the “Top Gun” Heroines of WW2

A Time Traveler’s Guide to Amsterdam