The Prettiest Watercolours

Floaty cover-up in silk chiffon, printed with navy/red/cream, tying at waist; by Alice Pollock for Quorum, about £45. Black lycra swimsuit by Eres, £16.50.

Scanned from Harpers and Queen, June 1973. Photographs by James Wedge.

Belted cover-up in fine cotton voile, with paisley print in pale green/blue/yellow/purple, and long medieval sleeves; £37, Liberty. Pale green lycra bikini; £5, Liberty.

Cotton voile abaya by Thea Porter, with print of Chinese horses in green and brown, and two panels of antique patchwork fabrics; £61, Thea Porter

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4 Comments on “The Prettiest Watercolours”

  1. Sara says:

    Ohhh my goodness, soo dreamy! As with so many of your posts, just wishing I could reach into the past and pull these right off of the page and into my closet…

  2. Stunning imagery as always. 🙂 I’ve updated my blog link for you. Good luck with your wordpress blog (not that you’ll need it!) L xx


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