Style Inspiration: Shelley Duvall in Nashville

It’s hot out there, ladies. Remember, never be afraid to let your freak flag fly.

 

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Converse releases Sex Pistols inspired series

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.

http://www.converse.com/us/en/products/converse/sex-pistols?CSINT=HP_hero_SexPistols

sex pistols converse

Happy birthday, Edwige Feneche

The Goddess of Giallo, and Queen of Italian Sexy Comedies

Pic of The Day: Alain Delon, Marianne Faithfull and Mick Jagger, 1967

Because even when you’re Mick Jagger, sometimes you’re not the most interesting man in the room. Delon’s style makes Jagger’s mismatched socks, beat down shoes and scruffy coif look entirely adolescent. Hell, Delon even has that uncanny French knack for turning a cigarette into a desirable accessory, while Mick is dreaming of the advent of the cell phone. Either way, Marianne’s in the proverbial catbird seat. Taken in 1967, at a discussion with director Jack Cardiff on his film The Girl On A Motorcycle, starring Faithfull and Delon.

alain delon - marianne faithfull - mick jagger

R.I.P. to Warhol superstar and transgender icon, Holly Woodlawn

Holly came from Miami F.L.A.
Hitchhiked her way across the U.S.A.
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
Shaved her legs and then he was a she
She said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
Said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.

Happy birthday, Tina Weymouth!

https://alfredogarcia70.wordpress.com/2014/11/22/tina-weymouth-in-two-parts-pt-i-talking-heads/

https://alfredogarcia70.wordpress.com/2014/11/22/tina-weymouth-in-two-parts-pt-ii-tom-tom-club/

Happy birthday to designer, Emilio Pucci

“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.”

http://www.fashion-lifestyle.bg/designers_en_broi25

http://kristenlaird.com/2010/09/20/kris-likes-emilio-pucci-in-the-home/

Louise Brooks would have been 99 today

“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.

http://selvedgeyard.com/2011/02/08/the-original-it-girl-of-the-1920s-the-allure-of-louise-brooks/

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…

It’s Hedy!

Hedy Lamarr would have been 101 today.
“I’m a sworn enemy of convention. I despise the conventional in anything, even the arts.”