Beauty contestants at Tri-City Suncoast Festival: St. Petersburg, Florida 1962. Left to right: Tri-City Queen, Rita Mathies; former Tri-City Queen,
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The 1960s was a time of Mods, Rockers, Mary Quant and miniskirts. There was a real youth-culture in the swinging sixties, symbolized by iconic models Twiggy and Peggy Moffit. On the more grown-up side of Sixties fashion the ‘Mad Men’ style of dressing was smart, sophisticated and luxurious. Think Jackie Kennedy and her neat suits and sunglasses!
Marilyn Monroe‘s costume test for the unfinished 1962 movie Something’s Got to Give. She’s absolutely hypnotic, even just trying out
Lead singer of The Doors, Jim Morrison photographed at the Smother’s Brothers Show, 1968.
A publicity photo of The Doors from some time in the late 60s. From left: John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray
A dancer in a fabulous Egyptian costume photographed in 1915. I love this costume, it reminds me of that scene
Two different mug shots of Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, from 1963 and 1970. In 1963 he
1960s wedding dress. Publicity photo of Abby Dalton as Martha Hale from the television program Hennessey. This is from the
Did you know that Joan Collins was considered for the part of Cleopatra before Elizabeth Taylor finally won the role?
Bruce Lee as Kato in the Green Hornet
Before online shopping, high streets and malls, there were mail-order department store catalogs. In 20th century America, department stores like
Isn’t this a pretty bikini? I’m reveling in the weekend of sunshine we seem to be having (has the British
This photo was taken in Panama City, Florida in 1966. The model is Melody May. Fabulous bikini, fabulous view!
I did this sketch a while ago and forgot to post it. I love the combination of red and white,
I’m not quite sure of the right terminology to use, is it PC to call these ladies stewardesses? Flight attendants?
Robert Vaughn as Napoleon Solo from The Man from U.N.C.L.E. I don’t know when this photo was taken but I
I have a real fascination for portraits of unknown people. Like the forgotten beauties from a few days ago the
Publicity photo of Lucille Ball, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor from the television show Here’s Lucy. In this episode, Lucy
This is a bit like an adult version of Frosties’ Tony the Tiger for this ad for Dickie’s trousers from