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

Blighty



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

Passion




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