Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS 1958



The sweater as chemise
Caledonia

The backdrop: Richard Avedon's photographs of the 400-year-old monsters that inhabit the ruined park of the Palazzo Orsini in Bomarzo, Italy.


The short-coat sweater
Jane Irwill
skintight knitted pants
Geist and Geist




Gray flannel jumper over a red suede pullover
John Weitz

"Legend has it that these behemoths were chiseled from solid rock by the Turkish prisoners of an Orsini prince after Lepanto."



Leather "sweatering" in a middy of pale-cream kidskin
Samuel Roberts



Fisherman's knit cable sweater
Sidney Gould





Rib-knitted shirt collared, front sashed sweater
astride herringbone pants
Catalina


Wigs by Carita of Rome



Beauty And The Stone Beasts
Harper's Bazaar July 1958
Photography: Richard Avedon


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Sunday, July 27, 2014

PARTY WEAR 1955


White chiffon by Mr. Mort




Black Velveteen - Printed Quilted Cotton
Raymodes




Opal White Paillettes over Black Crepe
Junior Accents




Hot Pink Velveteen over Challis Stripes
Mr. Gee




White Satin Satin Sashed with Holly Red
Semont




White Hemp Twine With a Dash of Crea Silk Satin

Parchment Moire and Chiffon with Flat Ribbons Streamers

mJonny Herbert




Shimmering White Satin and Dotted Net
Eloise Curtis




Herbert Levine




Julianelli




Harper's Bazaar November 1957
Young Evening Separates-At Home Together
Which Way To The Party?
Photography: Francesco Scavullo
The Shoes That Dance All Night
Photography: Gleb Derujinsky


... eyes on the fifties at devodotcom


Friday, July 25, 2014

HAVE A NICE WEEKEND !






Don't Forget Your Towel!




Harper's Bazaar December 1954
Beauty In The Half-Light
New Clothes Going South
Photography:
Lillian Bassman
Richard Avedon







Thursday, July 24, 2014

THE YOUNG CHICERINOS 1965


Lady Caroline Percy




Samantha Eggar




Julie Christie




Geraldine Chaplin




Suzy Parker




Marisa Berenson




(Baby)Jane Holzer




Streisand




Veruschka





Edie Sedgewick






Joan Rivers







































Vogue August 1965
The Young Chicerino
Her Kind
Of
Fashion
Photography:
David Bailey
Horst
Irving Penn
Enzo Sellario

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Monday, July 21, 2014

NOT TONIGHT LOVE ...






What's my Lipline?


Coty 24 - Magnet Red

Revlon's Lilac Champagne




Frances Denny - Imperial Red

Helena Rubinstein - Jazz Red


New Guessing Game:
What's My Lipline?
Harper's Bazaar 1955
Model: Jean Patchett
Illustration: Andy Warhol

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

NUDES BY NEWTON















The question: are female nudes exploitative if helmut newton is the photographer?





Helmut Newton: 
A Secret Girlfriend
Photo Magazine November 1974

GO AHEAD - MAKE MY DAY !






Pumping Gold With Clint Eastwood
Hollywood's Richest Actor
Esquire March 14, 1978



















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Thursday, July 17, 2014

STAND UP TO BULLYING !



Jay Thorpe Original

Marcel Vertes Illustration



Schlumberger

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

VRRRRUSCHKA





Veruschka flashing bodyworks, leather and silver metal forged by her jewellery-designing sister, Catharina von Lehndorff.






Stone-studded silver disc at the center of a wrap of leather. At the hip - a silver hip belt held by silver chains. Black silk shirt and scarf by Cerruti.






Long black-and-brown thongs, ringed with silver, slung low under a wide brown leather belt, enormous silver buckle. Black leotard by Danskin, black-and-white Cerruti scarf.







Big-time Ways to Take the Body Wrap
Vogue November 1969
Photography: Franco Rubartelli






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