101 Absurdly Sexy Vintage Pin-Ups

It’s hard to imagine now, in the age of the Internet, that once upon a time, in the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, pin-up models were the subject of many men’s fantasies. These vintage pinups could be could be seen adorned on the walls of many men. Hence the name pin-up because you could display these photos wherever you’d like. Pin-up models consisted of glamour models, fashion models, and even famous actresses. These photos could were seen in publications like magazines or newspapers, or were images from postcards or chromo-lithographs, and even on calendars. Pin-up models were idealized versions of what a particular time period would think would be its optimal beautiful woman. While pin-ups started at the end of the 19th century, they didn’t rise to prominence until the ’40s.

Many of the starlets who appeared on the big screen like Brigette Bardot, Natalie Wood and Rita Hayworth, were vintage pin-up models. In fact, if you ask your grandparents, they’d be likely to remember who their childhood crushes were and it’s likely that many of them are on this list.

This is a list of hot vintage pin-up models. Upvote your favorite pinup photos of famous actresses, models, and bunnies. These classic pinups won’t disappoint. Take a look at these pinup pics now!

 

Jayne Mansfield

Victoria Vetri

Barbara Bouchet

Mylène Demongeot

Stella Stevens

Sherry Britton

Sophia Loren

Ann-Margret

Claudia Cardinale

Elizabeth Montgomery

Brigitte Bardot

Marilyn Monroe

Sharon Tate

Rita Hayworth

Valerie Allen

Grace Kelly

Trisha Noble

Britt Ekland

Bettie Page

Barbara Eden

Pamela Tiffin

Betty Brosmer

Dolores Faith

Ava Gardner

Julie Newmar

Nancy Kovack

Natalie Wood

Julie Ege

Yvette Vickers

Elke Sommer

Charlotte Rampling

Victoria Principal

Madeline Smith

Tuesday Weld

Mamie Van Doren

Shirley Anne Field

Katharine Ross

Valerie Leon

Dawn Wells

Yvonne De Carlo

Virna Lisi

Helena Antonaccio

Michèle Mercier

Gabrielle Drake

Anita Ekberg

Jean Shrimpton

Lana Turner

Lesley-Anne Down

Carroll Baker

Claudine Auger

Mara Corday

Marisa Mell

Diana Dors

Jane Russell

Esther Williams

Helen Mirren

Yvonne Craig

Anne Francis

Paula Goddard

Sylva Koscina

Edwige Fenech

Cyd Charisse

Dona Drake

Nancy Sinatra

Felicia Atkins

Eva Lynd

June Palmer

Colleen Farrington

Rhonda Fleming

Lorraine Rogers

Veronica Carlson

Ellen Stratton

Carole Landis

Pat Sheehan

Cloris Leachman

Patti Chandler

Joi Lansing

Marian Stafford

Romy Schneider

Betty Grable

Judy Lee Tomerlin

Gene Tierney

Wende Wagner

Ginger Rogers

Martha Vickers

Nell O’Day

Toby Wing

Gloria Rhoads

Ida Lupino

Carole Lombard

Dolores Moran

Leslie Caron

Maureen O’Sullivan

Joan Blondell

Rosemary LaPlanche

Myrna Loy

Lucy Marlow

Etchika Choureau

Allison Hayes