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

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

A Bolt of Lightning: Marta Toren

A Bolt of Lightning: Marta Toren

Marta Toren: Raven-haired and blue-eyed, Marta was born to well-to-do, parents in Stockholm. She had an older sister who died while Marta was still, a child. The parents put Marta on a pedestal and did anything, for their surviving daughter. … 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

100% Vamp

100% Vamp

Silent-Screen, Vamp: Dorothy Revier! Revier was a temptatious blonde,who specialized in playing, femme fatales. Nicknamed, “The Queen of Poverty Row”, Dorothy never hit super-stardom, in the silent era. She came close though, starring in, Douglas Fairbanks Sr’s “The Iron Mask”. … Continue reading

American Beauty

American Beauty

“Don’t judge a book by its cover” is what mother always said, right? If you’ve ever felt guilty for ocular ogling, no need to repent. Scientifically, (and logically) our sight is the first sense used to make an immediate first … Continue reading

Vintage Accessories!

Vintage Accessories!

The 1920’s brought about many fashion trends…one of my favorite is the cloche hat. When movies became popular, it was a brand new way for fashions to start trending. The cloche, was an essential to any vamp’s wardrobe. It was … Continue reading

The Cat’s Meow

The Cat’s Meow

The roar of the 1920’s called many, women to come out of their shell. A lot of young ladies left the small towns and farms,to make it in the “big city”. It is an inspiring, exciting, and historic time for … Continue reading