First Essentials

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Lace and satin nightdress, turquoise and white, by Janet Reger. Mules by Midas.

Photographed by Eric Boman at The Savoy.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, April 1977.

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Silk crepe de chine wrap by Richard Hamnett at Tuttabankem White bra and French knickers by Silhouette at Dickins and Jones. Plastic and marabou shoes by Rayne.

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White layered waist slip by Janet Reger. Clear plastic mules by Midas.

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Briefest white bra and white nyloon very briefs, both by Triumph. Clear plastic mules by Midas.

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Naked Esscents

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Scanned by Miss Peelpants from 19 Magazine, May 1974.


Mild Sauce: The Bejewelled Bod

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Silver butterfly by Elsa Peretti for Halston.

Gift your valentine with the big, bold new bijous that are worn at all the best places.

Photographed by J. Frederick Smith.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Playboy, February 1971.

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Forehead ornament and ceramic bead necklace by Henri Bendel.

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Necklace, beaded belt and loincloth by Cliff Nicholson.

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Beaded headband, loin cover, arm and leg bracelets and numerous necklaces by Fredda Weisf.

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Rare Brazilian pendant from the collection of Fredda Weisf.

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Necklace by Cliff Nicholson.

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All by David Webb.

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Leopard belt and gold-plated costumewear by Kenneth J. Lane.


The Robot Who Looked Like Me

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“I really had wanted an old-fashioned courtship. But when the time came, I couldn’t seem to fit it into my schedule.” Fortunately, there was an alternative.

Illustration for a short story by Dick Ellescas.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, November 1973.


Mild Sauce: High Rise

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Photographed by Naru Inui.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Creative Photography by Michael Busselle, 1977.


Snookered by Zandra

Snookered in Zandra by John Hedgecoe

Photographed by by John Hedgecoe

Scanned from John Hedgecoe’s Advanced Photography, 1982.


Vintage Adverts: Barbarella by Bourdin

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Charles Jourdan advert for ‘Barbarella’ shoes. Photographed by Guy Bourdin.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, April 1975