Tuesday, July 26, 2011


Vogue - July 1959

"A Plea for Flirtation" 

Redhead flirtation

Countess Bismarck
Sophisticated Flirtation
Photography: Cecil Beaton

Millie Perkins
Demure Flirtation 
International cover girl and star of "Diary of Anne Frank"
Sally Victor hat

Dramatic flirtation
Fashion cincher: a little diamond of a hat by Lilly Dache
photography Tom Palumbo

Hollywood Flirtation
Kim Novak in Ceil Chapman
photography Martin Munkacsi

Burlesque Flirtation
Gypsy Rose Lee

Gypsy Rose Lee in burlesque when she stripped by plucking off rose petals, 1933

Wilhelmina flirts with Puerto Rico in a William Klein street scene wearing Custom Craft separates.

Wilhelmina flirts with William Klein's camera in Sloat, alongside the Ballet de San Juan against the parched whiteness of the San Jose Church

Flirting with a Chevy Impala and two Afghan hounds wearing David Chrystal

Flirting with kitty in never-out-of-season black by Lee Claire
photography Richard Rutledge

Flirting with skirting in never-out-of-season black
Ben Barrack silk faille and Famous Barr French leather gloves
photography Richard Rutledge

Anne St.Marie
Mysterious Flirtation
Black silk Murray Nieman trench with May:Kobley & Stern sunglasses
photography Tom Palumbo

Anne St.Marie
flirting with paisley
chiffon paisley from Miss Bergdorf photographed by Tom Palumbo

Flirting on the rooftops of New York
Mollie Parnis, Talmack and Herbert Sondheim designs
photography William Klein

flirting on the streets of New York
black-dress substitutes
Hannah Troy
photography William Klein

flirting on the way downtown
H. Charles designs
photography William Klein

Mirrored flirtation
Couture Int'l.
William Klein

The 30 Million Record Boys
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller 
photography David Attie

Jane Fonda
Major flirt
Vogue July 1959

Jane Fonda in a 1959 first of July look - the news of the honeyed temporary hair colour 'Riviera Rinse' by Helene Curtis. Lipstick-coloured gloves by Wear-Right. Photography Irving Penn

Countess Mona von Bismarck
1928 as Mrs. Harrison Williams,
Photography Edward Steichen

Mona von Bismarck, fashion icon,  "the best dressed woman in the world" - 1933, International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame-1958 also famous for 'marrying up'

Mona Strader Schlesinger Bush Williams von Bismarck-Schonhausen di Martini
1897 - 1983
Once a great beauty

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