La Dolce Vita: Fabulous Pictures of Italian Life During the 50s and the 60s

Italy is synonymous of class, sensuality and romanticism, it has captured the world’s attention with its magnificent and picturesque little streets, beautiful women and joie de vivre.

The 50s were the years of the economic recovery and Italians discovered a totally different way of living. Those were the years of the iconic Vespa, of the birth of the belle vie accompanied with an extraordinary fashion revolution.

We have selected for you some of the most beautiful photos taken during that amazing period. Let yourself be inspired!

Sophia Loren having lunch, early 60s.
Audrey Hepburn in Cinecittà, Rome, 50s.

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