Posts Tagged: Yardley of London

Twiggy Eyes 1968

Yardley of London had most of us American girls in thrall in the late ’60s.  Of course we all wanted to look like Twiggy or Jean Shrimpton, you know, mod British models who just happened to be impossibly gorgeous.  Not the reality of pimples and gawkiness that most of us faced (OK, maybe it was… Read more »

Slicker Lip Polish Phone Dial by Yardley 1968

This “colorful, gaily decorated, whimsey of a dialing disc” seems to be in keeping with all things groovy that Yardley of London wanted to perpetuate in the late 60s.  Packaged with the six different Slicker Lip Polishes,  this rather fabulous-looking dial was meant to slip on your phone for decoration.  Of course, the only phones… Read more »

Olivia Hussey ~Juliet~ for 60s Yardley of London

Olivia Hussey remains one of the most iconic beauties of the 60s for me, along with Twiggy and Jean Shrimpton.  God, she was sheer perfection.  I was a very awkward 13 year old in 1968 when The Franco Zeffirelli production of Romeo and Juliet came out.  Of course, I trundled off to the movies and… Read more »