It’s hot out there, ladies. Remember, never be afraid to let your freak flag fly.
Nevermind The Yeezys, Here’s The Chucks. Without the Jamie Reid, Never Mind The Bollocks, or God Save The Queen art, I’ve gotta say that I’m disappointed.
Great videos showing Courreges designs predicting what I hope will be a 21st Century Mod Revival gone to space! R.I.P.
“Gaiety is one of the most important elements I brought to fashion. I brought it through color.”
“I rediscovered colour and created a symphony of combinations. Flowers of all colours grow together in harmony in the fields and almost any one combination looks beautiful.”
“I have a gift for enraging people, but if I ever bore you it will be with a knife.”
With that iconic, sharp bob, and a sexually liberated attitude, Louise Brooks virtually defined the Flapper era of femininity.
Here’s a BBC documentary, as I always find their docs entertaining and well produced (though I have not watched this one yet).
And her most enduring performance, as Lulu in G.W. Pabst’s 1929 film, Pandora’s Box…
Hedy Lamarr would have been 101 today.
“I’m a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts.”
Make me a deal and make it straight
All signed and sealed, I’ll take it
To Robert E. Lee I’ll show it
I hope and pray he don’t blow it ’cause
We’ve been around a long time just try try try tryin’ to
Make the big time
Take me on a roller coaster
Take me for an airplane ride
Take me for a six days wonder but don’t you
Don’t you throw my pride aside besides
What’s real and make believe
Baby Jane’s in Acapulco We are flyin’ down to Rio
Throw me a line I’m sinking fast
Clutching at straws can’t make it
Havana sound we’re trying hard edge the hipster jiving
Last picture shows down the drive-in
You’re so sheer you’re so chic
Teenage rebel of the week
Flavours of the mountain steamline
Midnight blue casino floors
Dance the cha-cha through till sunrise
Open up exclusive doors oh wow!
Just like flamingos look the same
So me and you, just we two got to search for something new
Far beyond the pale horizon
Some place near the desert strand
Where my Studebaker takes me
That’s where I’ll make my stand but wait
Can’t you see that Holzer mane?
What’s her name Virginia Plain