BIBA : “Fresh Little Foals”

BIBA : “Fresh Little Foals”

The Swinging Sixties era in London would not have been the same without it’s fashion designers. One of those “clothes-minded” persons was Barbara Hulanicki, and her brand was “Biba”. “Biba Girls” were supposed to be: “fresh little foals with long … Continue reading

The Eclectic  Eccentric

The Eclectic Eccentric

During the first half of the twentieth century, the Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) was italian heiress who lived in an eccentric and splendorous life. Her evening strolls made her quite scandalous because she was naked beneath her furs, walking around … Continue reading

The Flapper Magazine: Not for Old Fogies!

The Flapper Magazine: Not for Old Fogies!

“The Flapper” (not for old fogies!) began publication in, 1922. It was based out of Chicago and the first issues were mainly focused on flapper apparel: the “new-fashioned” girl. As the magazine delved deeper, they wrote about the importance of … Continue reading

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Margot Kidder plays Kathy Lutz, the newlywed wife of George Lutz and the mother of three children who have found they’re “dream home”, in the small, town of Amityville. In the movie, as well as in real life, The Lutz’s … Continue reading

I <3 NY! (And Classic French Actresses!)

I <3 NY! (And Classic French Actresses!)

Hello, all! I’m back from my wonderful (but, short) trip to NYC. Nothing gets my blood going like seeing all the fashion, in Manhattan. What did I see? Vintage style everywhere your eyes wandered! Also, Leopard print and shadowy hats…New … Continue reading

Femme Fatale Series:  Jane Greer in “Out of the Past”

Femme Fatale Series: Jane Greer in “Out of the Past”

Out of the Past is probably, one of my favorite films noir. This 1947 film, is a perfect noir, with narration and flashbacks, throughout the movie. Out of the Past stars Jane Greer as the femme fatale, who kills and … Continue reading

Femme Fatale Series: Joan Bennett in “Scarlett Street”

Femme Fatale Series: Joan Bennett in “Scarlett Street”

Next up, Joan Bennett plays Kitty March in Fritz Lang’s “Scarlett Street”. Kitty is in the racket with her boyfriend Johnny (Dan Duryea) of playing older men, for money. This time Kitty sets her sights on wanna-be artist, Chris Cross … Continue reading

~Joyeux Anniversaire~

~Joyeux Anniversaire~

Happy Birthday, Brigitte Bardot! Can you believe the sex symbol of all time, (next to Marilyn, of course) is 79, today!? Still rockin’ the Bardot Bouffant, to this day and still amazing, for an “almost octogenarian”! Enjoy the beautiful, BB!

Fall is Here!

Fall is Here!

I know, I’m a day late but, it’s Fall! I have been breaking out the long-sleeves, dusting off my button-up, trench coat, hand-washing my stockings, and shining my thigh-high, boots! As the leaves change, so does my wardrobe! What’s better … Continue reading

Marilynette Monday!

Marilynette Monday!

Little known facts about Marilyn : Monroe was athletic! She was an early devotee of yoga, and was taught by Indra Devi, a Swedish-Russian Bollywood film star who also taught Greta Garbo and Gloria Swanson. Also, as a young married … Continue reading