Inspirational Editorials: Who Needs Skirts?
Posted: October 21, 2012 Filed under: 1960s, british boutique movement, celia birtwell, chinoiserie, countdown, fulham road clothes shop, Inspirational Images, mary farrin, Mog, ossie clark, Peter Knapp, sunday times magazine, sylvia ayton, thea porter, vidal sassoon, Vintage Editorials, zandra rhodes
Satin trousers, matching jacket, 17gns by Ossie Clark from Quorum
Above is the notorious Lamborghini suit, most famously worn by Twiggy. I honestly love everything from this editorial. Except that the Lamborghini suit doesn’t suit me at all, and I am speaking from bitter experience there.
Photographed by Peter Knapp, carpets from Peter Jones.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from The Sunday Times Magazine, December 1st 1968
Brocade chiffon three-piece outfit with harem pants, 20gns by Ossie Clark from Quorum.
Trouser suit trimmed with snakeskin by Mog, 16gns, Countdown.
Velvet waistcoat £20, and brocade harem pants £16, by Thea Porter Decorations Ltd.
Angora cat-suit by Mary Farrin, 22gns
Dungarees by Zandra Rhodes and Sylvia Ayton, £8 10s, Fulham Road Clothes Shop. Sweater by Laura, £18, Vidal Sassoon Boutique.