Posted: November 23, 2018 Filed under: 1970s, Charles Batten, charles jourdan, Charlotte Hilton, Charmerein, elizabeth arden, francois lamy, Gossard, harpers and queen, Inspirational Images, janet reger, jean louis davide, lingerie, mild sauce, Trisha Kerr Cross, tuttabankem, Vintage Editorials
Camisole and french knickers by Trisha Kerr Cross. Suspender belt by Charmerein. Shoes by Charles Jourdan. Pillbox hat by Charles Batten.
The black arts of what to wear next to your skin. Silk and satin, nylon and lace. Wickedly witty but not as black as they’re painted.
Hair by Jean Louis David. Make-up by Jacques Clement for Elizabeth Arden.
Photographed by Francois Lamy.
Scanned from Harpers and Queen, January 1979.
Black body stocking wired under the bra by Gossard. White silk stockings by Funn.
Nightdress by Charlotte Hilton for Finewear. Miniscule Italian knickers by Magic.
Strapless corselette in black satin by Charmerein. Knickers by Rousard. Shoes by Charles Jourdan.
Camiknickers by Tuttabankem.
Nightdress in black lace by Janet Reger. Shoes by Charles Jourdan.
French knickers in black voile, matching camisole and matching jacket not shown all by Jada from Harrods.
Posted: April 24, 2018 Filed under: 19 magazine, 1970s, caroline smith, Emmanuelle Khanh, Fenwick, Illustrations, janet reger, lingerie, margit brandt, mary quant, mr freedom, Uncategorized, Vintage Editorials
Tiny cut away bra and pants both by Mary Quant.
See-through dresses and communal changing rooms call for something more flamboyant than chainstore underwear. What’s needed is a bit of…
Illustrated by Caroline Smith.
Scanned from 19 Magazine, April 1970.
White cotton jersey bra and boxer shorts printed with red stars by Mr Freedom
Black and white delicately patterned set by Emmanuelle Khanh.
Pink purple and black print bra and matching pants by Janet Reger. Metal armlet tied by coloured leather thongs from Mr Freedom.
White lacey bra and white nylon culottes both from Fenwicks.
Tiny white and grey nylon jersey bra and pants by Margit Brandt. Hand-engraved metal armbands from Mr Freedom.
Posted: November 26, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, charles jourdan, christian dior, harpers and queen, Harrods, janet reger, lingerie, mary quant, Paul Harris, underwear, Vintage Editorials
Shorts in cream patterned satin with lace, by Funn.
At last, at last, British designers have realised that underwear is worn to be seen – and this season sees the prettiest, sexiest lingerie for some time. Nonsense undies are still with us – those barely-there bras, more supported than supportive, but shapelier ladies can now choose from a wide selection of really beautiful things.
Photographed by Paul Harris.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Harpers and Queen, November 1975.
Bra and matching briefs in white lace from Harrods. Suspender belt by Courtenay.
Lithe leotard and tights, both from Fenwick. Socks by Mary Quant. Hairnet from Medina.
Film star petticoat and knickers by Janet Reger. Stockings by Funn. Flat dancing pumps by Charles Jourdan.
Pale pink bra and French knickers by Dior at Fenwick. Stockings by Mary Quant. Powder puff from Harrods. Chair by Plia at Habitat.
Slinky all-in-one set in lavender Lycra by Robin Alexis.
Champagne petticoat by Mrs Hilton for Finewear.
Posted: November 16, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, anji, autumn, Bermona, biba, Browns, Etam, harold ingram, hats, Honey Magazine, Hope and Eleanor, Inspirational Images, John Craig, kadix, Make-up, mr freedom, ravel, roger stowell, Russell & Bromley, Saxone, shoes, stirling cooper, Sujon, Tommy Roberts, Vintage Editorials, Wild Mustang Co.
Plum spotted baker boy hat by Mr Freedom.
Looks: Eyes, hair, lips, the way they are now.
Clothes: Pink and purple and plum – the length is midi of course
Props: The right accessories make the look come right
Mood: How to wear your feelings on your face
Basically, this editorial is everything I wish for from my autumn wardrobe, colours and textures and shapes, complete with a mouthful of chocolate…
Photographed by Roger Stowell.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Honey, October 1970.
Choker from Browns.
Left: Lavender shirt with matching midi skirt by Sujon. Canvas boots by Biba. Centre: Parma violet dress by Stirling Cooper. Leather butterfly choker from Browns. Shoes by Saxone. Right: Rose and lilac sweater by Harold Ingram. Jersey midi skirt by Etam. Crochet cloche by Browns. Shoes by Saxone.
1. Crochet flower cloche by Browns. 2. Plum leather satchel by Wild Mustang. Brooches from Mr Freedom. 3. Conker brown bag by Fenwicks. Leather belt by Wild Mustang. 4. Purple suede shoes by Ravel. 5. Belts from Browns, Wild Mustang and Adrien Mann. 6. Maroon suede boots by Russell and Bromley.
Crushed velvet cloche by Bermona
Cloche and dress by Anji. Badge by Mr Freedom.
Floor sweeping crepe dress by Kadix. Choker from Hope and Eleanor.
Sweater by John Craig.
Peasant shirt and midi skirt by Sujon.
Posted: August 17, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, Browns, charnos, david bailey, Inspirational Images, John Kloss, lingerie, loungewear, marie helvin, Uncategorized, Vintage Editorials, Vogue
Pale violet nightdress from Browns.
A heavenly combination of slinky nightwear, mid-Seventies tech and a very welcoming looking bed arrangement. Oh, and Marie Helvin of course. This is very much how I would like to spend the next few weeks, months… in fact, a third of my life!
Italian ‘Cifra’ bed by Vittorio Rossi & Luciano Bertoncini from Heal’s.
Photographed by David Bailey.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, July 1974.
White satin de lys pujamas by Liliane Dreyfus for Vog.
Pale beige crepe nightdress by Stan Herman for Charnos.
White nightdress by John Kloss for Cira.
Posted: March 14, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, flair magazine, lingerie, underwear, Vintage Adverts, Walker Reid | Tags: 1970s, flair magazine, lingerie, vintage adverts, Walker Reid
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Flair Magazine, May 1970.
Posted: March 3, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, Abecita, Adrian Mann, Berlei, Etam, Inspirational Images, janet reger, Jean Claude Volpeliere, lingerie, Madeleine Foundations, Marks and Spencer, She Magazine, underwear, Vintage Editorials | Tags: 1970s, Abecita, adrien mann, Berlei, editorials, inspirational images, janet reger, Jean Claude Volpeliere, lingerie, Madeleine Foundations, Marks and Spencer, She Magazine, underwear
The Black Arts: To keep you cool, at least, ,the newest version of the trad sexy look and black is still a winner – with see-through ‘n’ stripes. The set, less than a handful when taken off, is by Madeleine Foundations.Cobweb shawl by Bellino. Golden chain by Adrien Mann
…will your undies do you proud? Here are some sweet nothings to take his fancy.
There is nothing quite like Seventies underwear, especially Janet Reger, and this shoot is one of the best I’ve ever seen. From the model to the hair to the make-up to the styling…
Photographed by Jean-Claude Volpeliere.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from She magazine, November 1970.
A little curve goes a long way: Purists’ purple silken set for a luxury touch. Push up bra is pre-formed and underwired. Hold you tightly waspie, laced and lightly boned, swing out rustling midi half-slip. All by Janet Reger. Tights by Quant. Plastic snake armband by Adrien Mann.
Booby trap Flowers are the only sure cover in this hardly-there veil of white. Nestle in this uncrushable bra-slip that’s looped with elastic at the top by Madeleine Foundations. Bare necessity briefs of stretch lace from Etam.
Build your love on a fine foundation: Soft and gentle set – new nude see-you-through shimmer bra and panties with stretchable lace cuffs by Abecita. Butterfly brooch by Adrien Mann.
News in brief: Don’t take any chances… Win his heart in these tiniest of compliments: brightly flowered pants of slightly stretch fabric, Marks and Spencer. Push up bra to have and to hold, Berlei.