Posted: March 9, 2017 Filed under: 19 magazine, 1970s, Harri Peccinotti, Inspirational Images, John Dove and Molly White, Uncategorized, Vintage Editorials, Wonder Workshop | Tags: 19 magazine, 1970s, editorials, Harri Peccinotti, inspirational images, john dove, molly dove
Sweaters with Elvis, Don’t Be Cruel and Wild Thing on front. All by John and Molly Dove.
Rock around the clock in clinging cire singlets or stomp a bit in boppy beatnik sweaters, add some lurex or fishnet tights and you’re all set to swing.
Photographed by Harri Peccinotti.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from 19 Magazine, April 1972.
Black cire singlet with pink leopard skin heart. Cire t-shirts with Marilyn Monroe and notes motifs. All by John and Molly Dove.
Posted: January 8, 2017 Filed under: 19 magazine, 1970s, Anne Cossins, Donald Davies, erica budd, Inspirational Images, John Bishop, John Dove and Molly White, knitwear, Laura Jamieson, mr freedom, The Sweet Shop, Vintage Editorials | Tags: 19 magazine, 1970s, Anne Cossins, Donald Davies, erica budd, john bishop, knitwear, molly dove, mr freedom, Wonder Workshop
Sweater and matching knickerbockers hand-knitted by Molly Dove.
Knitted tops for all occasions. Warm, comfortable sweaters with amusing motifs from The Sweet Shop, and samples from an imaginative collection by a new designer, Molly Dove. Her clothes are obtainable by mail order only; which, as well as keeping the prices down, makes them available to more of you! We also show a pretty little halter-necked top that’s barely there, just in case the sun comes out!
Photographed by John Bishop.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from 19 Magazine, January 1971.
Canary yellow jumper by Eric Budd.
Animal motif sweaters from The Sweet Shop.
Knitted halter neck by Erica Budd.
Piano key sweater by Anne Cossins for Mr Freedom.
Random knit playsuit by Zeekit by Crochetta. Hand-knitted striped stockings from Women’s Home Industries.
Bahamas and Birds sweaters both by Molly Dove.
Sweater by Erica Budd. Bermudas by Donald Davies. Striped stockings by Women’s Home Industies.
Posted: May 27, 2014 Filed under: 1960s, 1970s, Aspidistra, british boutique movement, Finewear, Foale and Tuffin, Inspirational Images, janet reger, John Dove and Molly White, Lovable, Mexicana, steven hiett, underwear, Vintage Editorials, Vogue
Top left: Red lace waspie by Janet Reger. Transparent white net bra embroidered with hearts by Emanuelle Khanh. Ankle slip by Mexicana. Main image: Serpent and hearts rampant on a sheer peach bodystocking by Molly Dove for Aspidistra, to order at Countdown.
Wonderful to see further mention of John Dove and Molly White’s ‘Aspidistra’ label and to actually see one of the tattoed body stockings which were illustrated in this earlier post on my blog. Also, regular readers will know of my passion for Seventies underwear in general, and Janet Reger underwear in particular, so this stunningly photographed editorial is pretty much win-win as far as I’m concerned. Bubble perm included…
Photographed by Steve Hiett. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, April 1970
Red and navy chevrons on white. By Janet Reger.
Set by Lovable
Camisole petticoat by Finewear
Top: Slip by Foale and Tuffin. Centre: Slip by Finewear. Bottom: Bodice and petticoat by Finewear.
Posted: February 21, 2013 Filed under: 1970s, Aspidistra, Honey Magazine, Illustrations, Irving Tree, John Dove and Molly White, Wonder Workshop
Early mention of the brilliant John Dove and Molly White, whose incredible prints – not least their ‘Wild Thing’ t-shirt – came to define the Seventies. Please do check out their website. Wonder Workshop began in 1972, so Aspidistra must have been very short-lived.
Incredible illustration by Irving Tree. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Honey, January 1971