Posts Tagged: vintage fashion

Jean Shrimpton Cover Girl Vogue April 1963

I am 99.9% positive that this is model Jean Shrimpton on the cover of Vogue magazine. The really strange thing is that Vogue did not identify the cover girl; only giving details of the photographer (William Klein), evening dress (St. Laurent), hairdresser (Alexandre), and lipstick (Charles of the Ritz Cultured Pink). It is a gorgeous… Read more »

Vintage 80s Valentino Panther/Leopard Print Collection

Leopard print – or Panther pattern, as described here – has always been in fashion. Valentino Boutiques featured these tawny neutrals with playful animal themes in a 1987 collection. In luxurious cashmere and suede, they personified the over-the-top 80s style. MEOW! ~Marilyn

The New Paris Pale Sweaters and Berets, 1972

Spring 1972 was an especially stylish time for French fashion. I really loved this blip of a moment in the early 70s, where all things Parisian were tres chic! These gorgeously hip and trendy pieces were FABULOUS. Sonia Rykiel designed all the items in the top photo: mohair and angora sweater sets, wool jersey widepants… Read more »

Hot Sox + Hot Nitz + Frye Boots, 1975

Frye boots were all the rage in 1975. What was even better was the array of socks, leg warmers, hats, gloves and scarves by Hot Sox and Hot Nitz to brighten up the boots. I loved this funky and colorful 70s vibe to all the accessories! ~Marilyn 😀

Zingy Betsey Johnson/Alley Cat Separates, 1973

Just when I think I had finished scouring my old fashion magazines for anything Betsey Johnson, I FIND ONE MORE! And this has to be my favorite. OMG, these ‘zingy, snappy cotton separates’ are the BOMB. With Betsey’s delightfully quirky yet intricate styling, they are SO fun and happy and whimsical. I wore a lot… Read more »