Wear your art on your sleeve

Designed by Lyn and Mary, available at Deborah and Clare

Incredible spread from August 1970, showing the best of the exquisitely hand-painted and printed textiles around at the time. Highly covetable and just about the most perfect styling ever. There’s even a token piece of menswear!

The Sunday Times Magazine, August 1970. Photographed by Hans Feurer. Scanned by Miss Peelpants.

Faces reprinted by Roger Riley (art student at Liverpool Polytechnic) onto voile shirt.

Mr Freedom, 430 King's Road

Jumpsuit by Marsh and Armstrong, to order from Countdown 137 King's Road. Shirt by Biba, boots by Mr Freedom

Shoes decorated by Pablo and Delia. Shawl from Imogens, 274 Fulham Road.

Dress and eyeshade by Pablo and Delia. To order from Mr Fish, 17 Clifford Street.

Designed by Lyn and Mary, available from Deborah and Clare

Silk dress by Lyn and Mary from Deborah and Clare. Hat and boots by Biba.

Shirt made specially by Liberty's from French hand-painted panne velvet.


9 Comments on “Wear your art on your sleeve”

  1. Claire says:

    Three and four..If that were my whole wardrobe, I cold be happy.

  2. Sweet Jane says:

    Absolutely beautiful,every single piece! Love the jumpsuit by Marsh and Armstrong..and would sell my granny for the Biba shirt/boots and the Mr Freedom boots! (i can say that in a cavalier fashion,knowing that she is already safely ensconced in granny heaven)

  3. Mo says:

    Wonderful stuff, love the jumpsuit and I would definitely wear the silk dress with the panthers on it!

  4. Frances says:

    Fabulous photo shoot, thank you for posting it. I would love to get hold of the men's shirt, for me of course!

  5. Beautiful I really love silk painting, the first one and the one of the face are just amazing!

  6. Smashingbird says:

    oh my gosh. that is indeed a feast for the peepers! xx

  7. Lena says:

    Incredible! I love every single piece!

  8. These are fabulous! I particularly love the Marsh and Armstrong jumpsuit and all the Mr Freedom stuff xx

  9. Toby Mearing says:

    excellent cigarette action as well

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