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.
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.
“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.”