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

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

Classic Horror: Freaks, Fiends, and Scream Queens

NERVES OF STEELE: Barbara Steele’s porcelain skin contrasts with her raven-black, hair to create the epitome of Gothic style. Steele’s unusual beauty is what endears her to us. Her eyes are so wide, I can’t decide if they weep innocence … 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

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

Retro Television

Retro Television

The Mod Squad! This iconic television program ran from 1968-1972. The Mod Squad, included: long-haired, rebel Pete Cochran who was recruited, after running away from home and stealing a car.. Hip & handsome, Linc Hayes was recruited after he was … Continue reading

Anna Karina steals France

Anna Karina steals France

Anna Karina was the muse of Jean-Luc Goddard, famous French film, director. She is immortalized in his films, such as : “A Woman is a Woman”, and “Vivre sa vie”. Playing these roles has made Anna an icon of what … Continue reading

The Swining Sixties

The Swining Sixties

Twiggy was born, Leslie Hornby in Neasdon, London, UK. A lanky, girl with boyish looks, kids gave Leslie the nickname, “Twigs”. Hornsby would never have believed she would eventually become the face of mod fashion, a national treasure, or a … Continue reading

The Gorgeous Graduate: Katherine Ross

The Gorgeous Graduate: Katherine Ross

You may be scratching your head and saying, where do I know that face?? Most likely you remember Katherine Ross as Elaine Robinson. Mrs. Robinson’s gorgeous daughter in the classic film, “The Graduate”. Katherine Ross’s famous scene in the back … Continue reading