Posted: April 17, 2018 Filed under: 1970s, belinda bellville, bill gibb, Gina Fratini, Inspirational Images, john bates, oliviero toscani, Rayne, Richard Sharah, Sue & Helen, thea porter, Toscani, Uncategorized, Vintage Editorials, Vogue, yves saint laurent, zandra rhodes
Primrose silk georgette camisole top and handpainted satin jacket by Bellville-Sassoon.
Delicate flower evening dresses, in silks and chiffons… Beauty far beyond the English flower garden…
Photographed by Toscani. Make-up by Richard Sharah.
Scanned from Vogue, April 1975.
Honey coloured silk dress by John Bates. Sandals by Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Silk chiffon by Zandra Rhodes. Pink sandals by Rayne.
Banana silk georgette printed with apricot flowers by Yuki.
Pale peach silk chiffon with sheer sleeves by Thea Porter.
Snow orchid chiffon by Sue & Helen. White sandals by Rayne.
Drift of frilled white silk organza printed with snowdrops by Gina Fratini. Sandals by Rayne.
Blackberry printed organza by Gina Fratini.
Cream lace jacket and skirt by Bill Gibb.
Palest pink silk chiffon by Bill Gibb.
Posted: February 12, 2018 Filed under: 1970s, alistair cowin, bus stop, david montgomery, Electric Fittings, gala, Inspirational Images, lee bender, Vintage Editorials, Vogue, yves saint laurent
Heavy red cotton blazer, red bows on white voile shirt, blue check shorts, all by Electric Fittings.
Five looks gone to blazers here, five separate ways to be wearing them all summer through – with baggy Oxford bags, check shorts, short trousers, pleated skirts. Other best things to go with blazers are fake flowers, cloche hats, shady straws, veiling, hair nets, print shirts, a bevy of built up shoes. Go get a blazer.
Photographed by David Montgomery. Modelled by Gala Mitchell.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, May 1971
Long double breasted white cotton brocade blazer, fuchsia velvet cloche, petrol green crepe pleated skirt, all at Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Navy denim blazer, navy, ivory and scarlet plaid seersucker bags, white polka dot scarlet acrylic shirt, all at Bus Stop.
Navy denim blazer pin striped extra fine, white with navy stripe trousers, both by Alistair Cowin.
Champagne satin blazer in bow print, blue print Chinese alphabet short dungarees, both by Electric Fittings. Sandals and tomato tights at Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Posted: October 31, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, Adrian Mann, Andre Ledoux, Bernshaw, celia birtwell, christian dior, cosmopolitan, Electric Fittings, jeff banks, ossie clark, Russell & Bromley, Suliman, Uncategorized, yves saint laurent
Playsuit and skirt by Ossie Clark for Radley. Shoes from Russell and Bromley.
An incredible editorial, photographed in and around Nice. I dream of returning to Nice with a wardrobe full of these frocks…
Photographed by Bill King.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, November 1973.
Cire raincoat by Andre Ledoux. Peeptoe shoes by Saint Laurent. Sunglasses by Dior.
Forties dress by Jeff Banks. Perspex shoes from Russell and Bromley.
Dress by Bernshaw. Fur coat by John Bates for Austin Garritt. Shoes from Russell and Bromley.
Lurex dress by Mary Quant. Shoes by Saint Laurent.
Tie back jumpsuit by Electric Fittings.
Silk dress and jacket from The Suliman Shop.
Posted: April 25, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, Butler & Wilson, charles jourdan, harpers and queen, Inspirational Images, Packy Cannon, Piero de Monzi, Vintage Editorials, yves saint laurent, zandra rhodes
Dove grey crepe edge to edge jacket. Dove grey crepe mid-calf skirt. Pink silk shirt with finely pleated collar. All by Zandra Rhodes.
Zandra Rhodes has come up with a brand new collection for her brand new shop at 14a Grafton Street, W1. Using crepe and pure silk, in muted colours – grey, black and bois de rose, and always with her characteristic love of detail, she has produced immensely wearable clothes to see you through the day, and into the evening.
Photographed by Packy Cannon.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Harpers & Queen, July 1975.
Bois de rose pleated v-neck top and narrow silk cord tie-belt. Bois de rose wide crepe trousers with one lily type pocket in pleated crepe. Both from Zandra Rhodes. Peach leather sandals by Charles Jourdan.
Cream silk shirt with finely pleated collar. Bois de rose crepe mid-calf skirt with pockets in panels of finely pleated crepe. Both from Zandra Rhodes Sling back wedge sandals by Charles Jourdan.
Black finely pleated crepe v-neck top with cap sleeves and silk cord tie belt. Black crepe ankle-length skirt. Both from Zandra Rhodes. Shoes by Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Floor length black crepe dress with buttoned cuffs. From Zandra Rhodes. Shoes by Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Posted: April 20, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, brigitte bardot, Chris Clyne, cosmopolitan, Simpson of Piccadilly, Vintage Adverts, yves saint laurent | Tags: 1970s, brigitte bardot, Chris Clyne, cosmopolitan, leslie phillips, simpsons of piccadilly, vintage adverts, walter albini, yves saint laurent
Co-starring Leslie Phillips in a shameless ‘let’s stick it to the old guard’ gesture. Intrigued by the mention of ‘Brigitte Bardot’ as a brand name, can anyone enlighten me?
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, May 1978.
Posted: February 5, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, bus stop, John Bishop, lee bender, Over 21, Richard Sharah, yves saint laurent | Tags: 1970s, bus stop, lee bender, over 21 magazine, rive gauche, yves saint laurent
Black cire top by Lee Bender from Bus Stop. Coin earrings by Rive Gauche.
Photographed by John Bishop.
Make-up by Richard Sharah.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from.Over 21 Magazine, December 1975.
Posted: January 11, 2017 Filed under: harpers and queen, Inspirational Images, shoes, Steve Hiett, yves saint laurent | Tags: 1970s, harpers and queen, rive gauche, shoes, Steve Hiett, wedges, yves saint laurent
Brilliant red patent leather sandal with suede straps thonged in patent. By Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Photographed by Steve Hiett.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Harpers and Queen, January 1975.