Saturday, 30 August 2014

Twiggy & The Dandy Look ┃Vogue (1967)



The look straight ahead is the great dandy look―a long, long look at jackets, long but lean and curvy, trousers sleek and straight. Add a flash of frippery, arrogant accessories, soft, short waved curls.

Twiggy 1960s Vogue
Suave striped suit, above, fine and dandy white and maroon on deep blue; long lean frock coat with dark velvet collar and cuffs. Youngset by Alexon, 15 gns, D.H. Evans; Plummers, Guildford; Schofields, Leeds. Photograph by Helmut Newton.

Devastating black wool suit, double breasted, above. Dinner jacket dandy look, dazzlingly simple, Mary Quant's Ginger Group, 16½ gns, at Miss Selfridge; Rackhams, Birmingham; The Birdcage, Cambridge. All jewellery from The Golden Past, Brook St. Shoes, 6½ gns, Mondaine, Canes, 17gns, Swaine, Adeney, Brigg. Hair by Roger of Vidal Sassoon. Photograph by Helmut Newton.

Princely Prince of Wales check suit, sleek long jacket with double buttons, no back vent, but plenty of fit. Handsome cuffed trousers, high-buttoned waistcoat. By Paul Babb and Pamela Procter for Twiggy, 14 gns, Fifth Avenue, King's Road; Fraser Sons, Glasgow; Edwin Jones, Southhampton, Benson & Hedges cigar. Photograph by Helmut Newton.

Efficient and dashing pinstripe dandy suit. Wall Street overtones on gangster flare. Charcoal and white with surprise yellow jersey back to neat waistcoat. Crepe shirt, Mary Quant's Ginger Group, jacket, 11gns, trousers, 4½gns, waistcoat, 5gns, shirt, 4gns, Bazaar; Rackhams, Birmingham. Black felt hat, £5  18s, 6d, Herbert Johnson, Ties, 21s, Foale & Tuffin, Boots, £7 19s, 6d, Ravel. Photograph by Helmut Newton.

All images scanned by Sweet Jane from VOGUE, September 15th, 1967. Model: Twiggy. All photographs by Helmut Newton. Visit the Official Twiggy Lawson website. View some more examples of Twiggy modelling for Mary Quant & more, in some of my previous posts, such as Get on the Quant Wavelength (part one)..and (part two ). And view some designs from her own range in Dresses Twiggy by of London for Seventeen magazine 1967.  More about the influential Dandy Look in Return of the Dandy 1966, and Dandyism has returned! Wear Ruffles! Buy yourself a purse (1970).

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Roger Nelson | Back To School | Seventeen Magazine (1967)


As British designer Roger Nelson sees it, black is new and now! Capecatch, this page, with bold black braid adding coals to red wool melton. About $40.

Left to right: Two blacks, a long pull and pleated skirt, gad about with a white blouse. Of wool crepe; each about $20. Wild tie-work in silk marks a dress of black wool crepe. It's about $40. Long jacket or short coat - you decide - in a frame of red braid. About $40. Peep-out skirt and turtle pull, each about $15. Red melton jacket, about $55. Bermuda pants about $17. The black sweater, about $15. All of wool. Fashions by Roger Nelson Ltd.

All images & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from SEVENTEEN magazine September 1967.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Start Wearing The Pants! Max Factor | Rave Magazine (1966)



   Image scanned by Sweet Jane from RAVE magazine, April 1966.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Score with the Co-ordinated Look┃Petticoat Magazine (1966)

Score with the Co-ordinated Look

Cover girl Lynda Gabelle wears Kooky dress for kicking in:  Blue and white striped shirt dress, zipped all the way from hip-bone to collar-bone. Bermuda shorts and shiny scarlet patent belt by Sybil Zelker at Londonis, £5 19s 6d. Striped plastic visor, by post from Palisades, 25s. Red denim peep-toes by Leonards, 22s 11d.

Snappy sailor separates. Top Left: "Ensign" blue skirt with white belt, 59s 6d. "Eight Bells" blue and white drill blouse, 3½ gns. Ship-shape red drill pants and matching vest top, above, with embroidered anchor. "Midships" pants, 99s 6d., "Admiral" vest top, 3gns., all by Ginger Group. Yellow square sunspecs by Correna, 22s. 6d.

LEFT: Anything-Goes and go-with-everything hip-skirt and print crepon shirt by Neatawear. Skirt 45s., Shirt 59s. 11d., pink lacy stockings by Lewis Separates, 9s 11d. Pink suede sling-back shoes, Holmes, 79s. 11d. Purple beret by Kangol, 8s. 1d. Bluey silk cravat by Ascher, 9s, 6d. Funny half-specs by Pacesetters, 35s. RIGHT: Pavement-Prancing outfit. Jacket 'n' skirt in lilac (there are also matching hip-slung pants). Jacket 70s. 11d., skirt 45s., pants 69s., 11d. all by Neatawear. Purple square sunspecs by Correna, 22s. 6d. Roberta's multi-coloured striped shoes, 4gns,; purpley-printed cotton shoulder bag by Dany Brien, 45s. Cotton skinny by Lewis Separates, 14s. 11d.

LEFT: Party-Pretty lilac shirt, 49s. 11d., lilac and blue printed lacy cotton pants, both bu Neatawear, 79s. 11d. Blue chiffony scarf by Aldbrook, 13s. 11d. Hooped ear-rings by Frances Ross, 15s. Striped leather flatties (at Roma and Roberta boutiques, who both run postal service), in several combinations, 4gns. RIGHT: Jamboree jumpsuit. Same lilac and blue lacy cotton pants, this time teamed up with matching vest-shaped top, 49s. 11d., both from Neatawear, 69s. 11d., for different part looks. Turquoise hooped ear-rings by Jewelcraft, 7s. 6d. Turquoise suede shoes, Holmes, 79s. 11d.

All images and original text scanned by Sweet Jane from PETTICOAT magazine 7th may 1966. Photographs by Jimmy Wormser.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

The New Look: Soft & Feminine | Rave Magazine (1967)

Products Used: Ultralucent Highlight with Blue Mist powder eye shadow, mixed to give silver shadow, 9s. 6d. and 5s. 7d. Blue and brown eye pencils, 3s. 6d. each. Fashion lashes, 18s. 6d. Blue cake mascara, 3s. "Peach Meringue" frosting  and "Crushed Coral" lipsticks 5s. and 10d. each. All products by Max Factor. 

All images scanned by Sweet Jane from RAVE magazine, February, 1967. Hair by Barry Kibble, Make-up by John Hartley for Max Factor. Original beauty editorial by Lee.

Friday, 8 August 2014

The Colour Crazy Story | Rave Magazine (1967)



Shall I or Shan't I? With the big trend swinging to way-out colours for hairstyles this year, sooner or later every girl will ask herself the same question. To go blonde, to go black, or just to brighten up my own colour? The answer is GO AHEAD! Hair colour makes for different personalities and really is a great new fashion craze - and these days the change is as easy as winking! Here's Samantha with the crazy colour story, and all the tips to help you. So go ahead, and have fun! 

All images & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from RAVE magazine April 1967.

Saturday, 2 August 2014

Mary Quant for Alligator | Petticoat Magazine (1967)

 Mary Quant for Alligator
Quant girls take shelter under this swinging cape. Showerproof cotton canvas with zip front, metal studs, rows of stitching. Style; Gendarme. In all this season's snappiest shades. Sizes 8-14. Price approximately £9. 19s. 6.

  Image & original text scanned by Sweet Jane from PETTICOAT magazine, September 1967.