A Stormy Ensemble. Black cotton chintz whirls its way over black boots shining like wet streets... as slick black gloves and sleek black leather bag gleam in the night. Bamboo and wood jewelry add natural warmth to great look. Hooded, snap-close coat; dirndl skirt; shirt. All by Jay Jaxon. Bamboo earrings; wooden bead neklaces; bamboo necklace; bamboo bracelet. All by Paul deCroom. Leather handbag by Susan Gail. Leather gloves by Aris. Umbrella by Uncle Sam.
The Jeans Look. Here, butterscotch leather oversees a creamy turtle; bracelets snake the wrist. Bag, belt, and boots state variations of rich, dark leather. Butterscotch split-cowhide overshirt by Bagatelle. Big-rib cream turtleneck by D.D. Dominick. Straight-leg jeans by Wrangler. Butterscotch leather hat by John Jay for D.N. Snake bracelets by Feathered Monkeys. Bag by Imports, Ltd. Watch by Dynasty. Leather boots from the Couture Collection at Chelsea Cobbler.
A Dash of Haberdashery. The neutral look of white separates flashing an air of casual sophistication with bits of dense maroon here and there. Pullover sweater; white flannel midi-skirt; boots; bag; belt. all from the Couture Collection by Susan Bennis and Warren Edwards at Chelsea Cobbler. Necklace; earrings. Both by Paul deCroom. Silk scarf by Cisco. Gloves by Aris. Hat by Robert Currie to order for Henri Bendal.
The Triumph of Couture Dressing. Pauline Trigere lines up the main pieces. We add the necessary accouterments to keep the mood subtle and serene but never boring. Bamboo, wood, and gold jewelry add a sensuous touch, as do the snakeskin shoes and snakeskin-and-calf bag. Straw-colored wool cape; matching skirt, vest and silk-blend blouse. All by Pauline Trigere. Bamboo and gold earrings, to order; wood and ivory bracelet. Both by Paul deCroom. Black calf-skin and snakeskin bag by Bagatelle. Black-feathered silk-lined leather gloves by Aris. Black snakeskin open-toe shoes from the Couture Collection at Chelsea Cobbler. Ultra-Sheer pantyhose by Hanes.
Editorial by Alberto Rizzo from Viva, February 1975.
Labels: 1970s, 1975, alberto rizzo, chelsea cobbler, editorials, leather, pauline trigere, viva