Can’t stand still pants

Here’s a delightful (but a delightful pain-in-the-arse to scan) photoshoot with my favourite dance troupe, Pan’s People, from Petticoat Magazine (May 1969). I suppose trousers for women were still something of a novelty in 1969, but there’s no excuse for usage of the word ‘pants’ for trousers in a British magazine.



6 Comments on “Can’t stand still pants”

  1. Ha ha so funny and just love Pans People – we need photo shoots like this again!Sony have a girl band they might want me to style ..might try to recreate this!

  2. Oooh, that sounds like a brilliant idea! Let me know if you need to borrow any vintage stuff…😉

  3. TinTrunk says:

    Marvellous – I can almost recreate their dance routine in my head just from those postures! And the little insert of the men dancing is just hilarious!

  4. well at least they didn't call them Pants People.

  5. Miss Rayne says:

    Premierludwig is right it's supposed to be a pun isn't it?Oh dear

  6. […] from 1976-1981. They followed on from the short-lived Ruby Flipper, and also from the legendary Pan’s People. Formed and choreographed by original Pan’s Person Flick Colby, Sue Menhenick (seen here […]


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