Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Saint Tropez Boutique Fashion┃Jours de France (1967)


A six page 'boutique fashion' editorial featuring clothing from several of the shops situated under the arches of the newly established Hotel Byblos in Saint Tropez, including 'Mic Mac' which was owned by international playboy, industrialist and photographer Gunter Sachs along with his wife Brigitte Bardot among others. Further information about the boutique label, the now legendary hotel (home of Les Caves du Roy nightclub) and much more, can be found via the links at the end of the post.

Left: A military style officer's jacket in red felt worn with white canvas trousers 145 F and 75 F from Peau d'Ane; Right: White Canvas suit by Jivago, 350F from Mayfair.

Top: Gaberdine & cotton ensemble, 350 F, from André de Blausse; Bottom Left: Shantung silk dress, 285 F, from Mic Mac; Bottom Right: Peau d'Ane Bazar offers a wide variety of Saint-Tropézienne style clothing for 100 F.

     Stretch jersey, mini beach dress, 110 F, from Boutique Magique.


Left: dual plastic bag by Paco Rabanne, 40 F, from Mic Mac; Centre: Small pink bag which is attached to a wristband, 39 F, from Peau d'Ane; Right: a canvas bag with a plastic handle, 55 F, from Mic Mac; Bottom Left: a washable paper dress with matching hat by Anik Robelin, 45 F, from Café des Arts, Bottom Right: a mirror designed like a watch to give you the time of your beauty.

By the pool at Hotel Byblos, a maxi dress which had been favoured by B.B, 1 600 F, from Mic Mac.                                                        

All images scanned for the Sweet Jane blog from Jours de France 29 July 1967 with thanks to Brad Jones, (photographer uncredited). Read: And God Created St Tropez here, Discover more about Mic Mac the St. Tropez boutique established in 1967 by Gunther Sachs and his brother Michael, Brigitte Bardot & Robert Faure here plus view images of the boutique's facade & much more here , read The Gunter Sachs appeal―the life and legacy of the playboy art collector here,  Watch Pink Floyd - perform live in Saint Tropez in 1970 (Full Concert)  here, Visit the legendary Byblos Hotel 'a palace worthy of the Arabian Nights' built by Jean-Prosper Gay-Para in 1967 here and discover more about its heritage here. And finally, watch the film directed by Roger Vadim in 1956 that started it all here .

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Gangster and Moll Collection┃Edward Mann┃New Creation Magazine (1966)



    Trilby hat by Edward Mann from the Gangster and Moll Range, Spring 1966.        


Gangster Style in London, 29th November 1965 - Three models presenting the New Collection of hats by Edward Mann inspired by Chicago's gangsters of the 1930s. (Getty Images:Keystone France).

Advertisement image scanned by Sweet Jane from NEW CREATION Magazine, published by Creation Ltd, at Creation House, 21 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, March 1966. Gangster Style in London November 29th (1965) image courtesy of Getty Images/Keystone France. View film footage of the Edward Mann Spring Collection two years later - Hat fashions with a roaring twenties influence (1968), and you'll find some colour examples from the range in one of my previous posts Clothes He'll Love You In! Rave Magazine (1968). Further examples 1930s Gangster inspired fashion via Bonnie, Fashions New Darling (1968). And finally, further information about The Creation Arcade, Dublin in Goodbye to the Creation Arcade (1959-2013) and also on Stephen’s Green & Grafton St Area 1960/61 – RS Magowan via Brand New Retro.