An amazing cream satin Forties dress, and Anna has now been quoted as saying that she’s ‘as happy as a pig in s**t in a vintage store‘. A girl after my own heart, with very enviable hair as well. I really do love the fact that she’s dressing up for the paps outside the theatre. That’s definitely what I’d do.
I can’t stand ‘celebs’ who look pseudo-pissed-off for waiting photographers, whilst wearing some pseudo-stained t-shirt as a dress over some pseudo-ripped tights or somesuch. Stop moaning and break out the dressing-up box!
…then it’s good enough for me. Fabulous Vivienne Westwood squiggle top I just spotted on eBay, and Mr Nigel Taylor had the same one in blue!
My new favourite photo. I love Claudette anyway, and here she’s reigniting my desire to dress up like a Pierrot.
Oh how I wish I could see the full showing of this. Perhaps it will end up online anyway? These lovely ladies are the US branch of my favourite groupie girls, The BBAs, and are great exponents of the ‘old style’ groupie culture. They’re adorable, wild, fabulous and they live for the music. I just wish the Brit girls (Miss Senti and Charley) were being filmed for something similar here, but perhaps one day that will happen. And they would definitely be styled by Vintage-a-Peel!
Cue lots of people moaning about how this makes them ‘feel old’. Our very own Twiggy is 60 today, and definitely still looks fabulous. And I’ll forgive her for nearly having my eye out with her elbow last year. Good excuse for a Twigster picture spam, non? Crazy crimpy-haired Twigs is my favourite era, so I might try to do that look today in her honour.
Ahhhhh….you have to love a butt bow. I was rather surprised to see a butt bow on a Sixties Mary Quant mini dress, but surprised in a good ‘oooh, the girl done good’ kinda way. It’s an adorable dress anyway (and perfect attire for a mod french maid) but that’s just the icing on the cake; the bow on the butt. Anyway, it’s a new listing over at Vintage-a-Peel – please do check it out!
This is something like the reverse colouration I want for my own hair (see Maureen Starkey with the blonde ends) but can’t have for L’Oreal-related reasons. I kinda like it on Drew, and I love the fact that it matches her dress. Admittedly it might look a bit odd with anything other than a matching [so beautiful I want to knaw it off her] Alexander McQueen dress, but kudos for being a bit daring. And a bit Debbie Harry as well. And that bird out of Berlin. I love how happy she looks here. That’s what a great dress can do to a girl….
Anna Friel is someone who looks amazing in pretty much whatever she wears, and I’m usually very taken with her style choices. Something of a modern style icon in the making, I predict. There have been a few strange ones this week (now she’s appearing as Holly Golightly in London she’s being photographed post-performance each night), but she’s definitely back on form with this outfit.
I have no idea if any of it is vintage, but I love the dress, jacket, hair and make-up wholeheartedly… I don’t often flirt with the forties look, but it might be time to try again.
Last night I had the most vivid dream that WendyB’s Tie Breaker ring magically appeared in my life. I think it just randomly showed up in the mail and I had no idea if it was a gift, or a mistake…. But truly, my dreams are quite limited aren’t they? Admittedly I was dreaming about it because I had spotted it last night on her site and totally fell in love (I’m not a big wearer of rings generally, but I would make the exception for anything by Wendy), but if I’m going to dream about a Wendy ring randomly turning up in the mail….it OUGHT to be the Queen Min, for that is so very ethereally beautiful and far more expensive. Le sigh.
Anyways, if anyone wants to anonymously buy me a WendyB ring, they’d be very welcome. Otherwise I will just have to save up for the Tie Breaker myself (I know my limits).
Well, it was blue jeans. And mighty fine they were as well.
I’m now back from my holiday in Norfolk, madly trying to catch up with things and get back on track – hope you’ve not all forgotten about me? There are a fair few ‘coming soon’s on the website, which I’m aiming to upload tomorrow or Wednesday.
I was unable to blog before I departed, and so haven’t been able to squee at you all (although people on Twitter might be aware) because I MET THE BRYANGOD!! Oh yeah. The night before I left, I decided to throw caution to the wind (and pull an all-nighter with my packing) because Miss Senti and Miss Charley were in London to see Nile Rodgers and how could I resist? Well I’m very glad I was unable to resist, because at the end of the gig (after ‘chic’ly freaking my little heart out…in retrospect a mere ten feet away from The BryanGod) I turned around and saw, across a very empty balcony, Mr Bryan Ferry.
I’m afraid my knees rather went to jelly and I nearly fell over on the spot. But Charley was very strong and brave in the face of me going to pieces, and went over to ask for his autograph. Seeing that he was in a rather fabulously good mood, Senti gently pushed me over to do the same. I feel like I probably rather embarrassed myself, but hopefully not as much as it seemed at the time. I think the consensus afterwards was that BryanGod looked a bit sweetly concerned about LizFangirl, who was getting very flustered in the presence of those eyes.