Tuesday, 26 February 2008

A Rather Nice Hat

From Esquire- November, 1954

Monday, 25 February 2008

Letter Shoes

From Jem- August, 1959

Rusty Fisher

From Caper, March, 1959

Saturday, 23 February 2008

Audrey Wyatt

Audrey Wyatt from Cabaret- May, 1956

Anita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg from Esquire, November, 1954

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Patti Downs

From Beauty Parade, March, 1952

Camera Gun

Cover of Pictorial Weekly- September, 1934

Lessons in Love

From Wink- December, 1954

Saturday, 16 February 2008


Another Arthur Ferrier cartoon, this time from the front cover of Blighty- January 24th, 1953

Arthur Ferrier

A cartoon from Blighty by the hugely talented Arthur Ferrier. October 27th, 1951.

Monday, 11 February 2008

Vogue Knitting

From one of the many Vogue Knitting Books published. Unknown date.

Saturday, 9 February 2008

Jane Rieger

From Cabaret- May, 1956

Mona Knox

Mona Knox is a Las Vegas Showgirl who is part of the Western scenery around the Thunderbird Hotel. Part French, Indian and Irish, she is a nice statistical combination too- 37" - 21 1/2" - 34".

From Cabaret- May, 1956

Wednesday, 6 February 2008

Leopardskin Bikini

From Spick and Span Extra- Spring, 1956

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Summerwear 1954

From Esquire- July, 1954

Grille Stockings

From Modes et Travaux- July, 1955

Rousset Shoes

From Modes et Traveaux- August, 1955

"A Nice Chest"

Detail from an ad for Lou brassieres.
From Modes et Travaux- June, 1956

Monday, 4 February 2008

Daily Exercises

From Modern Beauty Culture by Maria Verni, 1933

Curative Strangulation

From Modern Beauty Culture by Maria Verni, 1933

Frances Beacon

From Blighty Parade- June 13th, 1959

Sunday, 3 February 2008

Rheingold Extra Dry

From Gourmet- February, 1959

Lollie Love

From Wink- December, 1954

Saturday, 2 February 2008


From Home Notes- June, 1953

Bed Bound

From Home Notes- July, 1956

Garter Snatching!

A very fine sport if ever there was one.
From Beauty Parade- March, 1952

Friday, 1 February 2008

Lounge Suit into Costume

From The Pictorial Guide to Modern Home Needlecraft published by Odhams (1946 reprint). There are lots of these 'new clothes from old' tutorials in the book. Please ask you desire any more information.

Daisy June in Polka-Dot Stockings

From Wink- December, 1954