Saturday, 30 June 2012

Not too Far from Innocence

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Jontue perfume ad scanned from Vogue UK, July 1981.


Friday, 29 June 2012

Eye Candy: Jim and Case

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Photographs by Lazare and text by Marco Vassi for Viva, August 1974.


Go Ahead... DO IT!

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Frederick's of Hollywood ad scanned from Playgirl, December 1975.


Thursday, 28 June 2012

Time to Eat, 1860

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Dinner party, c. 1860. Scanned from Michael and Ariane Batterberry's Fashion: The Mirror of History, 1982.


Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Beauty Babe: Her Favorite Lipstick

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Kathleen Mary Quinlan ad scanned from Harper's Bazaar, February 1944.


Sexual Fantasies

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Illustration by Ron Walotsky from Viva, February 1975.


Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Gingham Paradise

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Naomi Campbell and Tashade Vasconcelos photographed by Albert Watson for Vogue Italia, June 1992.


Monday, 25 June 2012

At Home: The Bedroom, 1972

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John Jesse sleeps in a jungle, a mural of pale palms and ferns on deep rust with a ceiling of twilight blue painted by his sister Joanna Campion in John Oliver paints. John Jesse is the Art Nouveaux, Art Deco expert, his shop at 164 Kensington Church Street. The mural is strong on atmosphere in daylight or electric light. The furniture as it should be: Painted wardrobe from 1880s English aesthetic movement, Bugatti chairs circa 1902, Art Deco dog French Art Deco enameled glass lamp, bamboo tables, with Bambata antelope head, wool and plastic tulip lamp from Istanbul, Indian screen, mixed tiger striped and Art Deco rugs. Cretan bed cover.

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Pamela Harlech has a fabulous bedcover, a country house cover in her favourite blue and yellow appliqued by Lilian Delevoryas with Lord and Lady Harlech as medieval figures in a landscape.

Photographed by James Mortimer for Vogue UK, October 15, 1972.


A Summer Night's Dream

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Photographed by Kourken Pakchanian for Cosmopolitan, July 1978.


Sunday, 24 June 2012

Joan!

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Joan Collins photographed by Francesco Scavullo for Harper's Bazaar, August 1983.

Today I am speaking at a conference on the costumes in Dynasty, so I figured I would share with you some gorgeous images of Joan Collins looking a little sleeker than her small-screen counterpart, Alexis.

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Toujours moi...

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Corday ad, scanned from Harper's Bazaar, May 1944.


Friday, 22 June 2012

Eye Candy: The Smooth Canadian

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Ad scanned from Penthouse, October 1978.


Express Yourself Softly...

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Kathryn Conover ad, scanned from Harper's Bazaar, January 1983.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Summer Desserts, 1963

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Photographed by Fotiades for House and Garden, May 1963.


Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Beauty Babe: Dreamy Summer Solstice

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Editorial by Clive Arrowsmith for Vogue UK, April 1971.


Solstice

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Editorial by Albert Watson for Vogue italia, September 1984.


Monday, 18 June 2012

Wine Etiquette, 1978

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Photo by Richard Arrindell, scanned from Playgirl, February 1978.

Sunday, 17 June 2012

The Ted Lapidus Collection for Men, 1979

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Ted Lapidus ad, scanned from Playboy France, June 1979.

Is it wrong that I want all of this for my vanity? Much more appealing than some more 'feminine' styles...

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