Posted: November 11, 2017 Filed under: 1960s, bus stop, David Stanford, Inspirational Images, lee bender, Uncategorized, vanity fair
If the invitation is really dread and you feel a creeping paralysis of boredom days ahead, there are only — two ways out. One is to behave so badly that you are never asked again; the other is to look so outrageously glamorous that you rivet the attention of every man in the room. Revive nostalgia for the unattainable Hollywood style, in a luscious apricot satin evening dress, correct with every Forties detail — sweetheart neckline, wedding dress, buttons, even an artificial flower on the shoulder. By Bus Stop, about 89s:6d. Rippling Rita Hayworth hairstyle by Hugh at Cheveux, W.S.
Photographed by David Stanford.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vanity Fair, December 1968.
Posted: November 8, 2017 Filed under: 19 magazine, 1960s, Dolcis, Elliott, gillian richard, Inspirational Images, michael chow, Pourelle, Russell & Bromley, Stuart Brown, Uncategorized, Vintage Editorials
Bitter choc lurex suit by Pourelle, 13gns. Cat suit with fine straps by Pourelle, 12gns. Shoes by Dolcis, 89s 11d
Out of the sombre tones of last year’s black evening dress, emerges the exciting new glitter story for autumn. Light-as-a-feather Lurex, made up into cool, clinging styles, helps you shimmer through those soft, romantic evenings.
Photographed by Stuart Brown in the flat belonging to interior designer John Wright of Walker, Wright and Schofield, and also in Mr Chow’s restaurant.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from 19 Magazine, September 1969.
Pink silver-sequined georgette dress by Gillian Richard, 11gns.
Gold lurex jumpsuit by Pourelle, 13gns. Gold lurex dress and trousers by Pourelle, 13gns. Shoes from Russell and Bromley, £8 9s.
Bitter choc lurex long sleeved dress by Pourelle, 9½gns. Black shoes by Elliott, 7gns.
Silver lurex shirt dress worn over matching trousers by Pourelle, 13gns. Silver shoes by Russell and Bromley, 7gns.
Silver lurex evening suit by Pourelle, 15gns. Silver shoes by Russell and Bromley, £8 19s.
Bitter choc Lurex dress by Pourelle, 7½gns.
Black sequined georgette dress by Gillian Richard, 8gns.
Posted: November 4, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, Adolfo, avedon, Bill Blass, hats, Inspirational Images, Make-up, Uncategorized, Vogue
“Zingy with a torchy note. Lively, dramatic sure-fire on lips and nails…”
Wrap coat by Bill Blass. Hat by Adolfo.
Photographed by Avedon.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, November 1971.
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: October 30, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, David Wolfe, fortnum and mason, Illustrations, Pucci, Uncategorized, Vogue
Illustration by David Wolfe for Fortnum & Mason.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, February 1971.
Posted: October 20, 2017 Filed under: 1970s, beauty, eric boman, Hair and make-up, Inspirational Images, Uncategorized, Vogue
Photographed by Eric Boman.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, November 1974.
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.