Vintage Editorials: Air India

Vintage Editorials: Air India

Vintage Editorials: Air India

 “We flew everything to India for the photographs, travelling with Air-India whose hostesses wear the sari, as you can see, and are just as charming as they look. Also in the picture, beautiful Jean Shrimpton who came to wear some of the clothes and stayed on to continue her art studies. “

Vintage Editorials: Air India Scanned from Harpers Bazaar 1970 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Shirt dress in tan, beige yellow and white printed Mysore silk, lined with silk; 45gns, Deliss, Beauchamp Place. Orange and purple tasseled cord belts; £1 19s 6d each, Distinctive Trimmings. Yellow patent and gilt sandals, buckled at heel, with thick high heels; 10gns, Kurt Geiger. Indian gilt bangles and rings from a selection at Exotica.

“Photographer Art Kane joined us from the States and Caroline King, Indian Film Actress, completed the team from Bombay where she lives – pictured below. The Taj Mahal, Agra, built in the 17th century to immortalise an emperors love for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal.”

Vintage Editorials: Air India  Scanned from Harpers Bazaar 1970 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Gold embroidered blue Indian silk dress edged in green velvet; £92 to order, Thea Porter, Greek Street. Embroidered leather sandals; £10 19s, Russell & Bromley West End Shops. Silk scarf; £5, Thea Porter. Jewellery, Exotica, Savile Row. (click on the image above to see a similar style gown for sale at Barefoot Vintage by Kate Beaver)

 

“The Observatory, Jaipur, was built by the 18th century astronomer, Sawan Jai Singh, yet it has the stark geometrical planes and curves of the most modern architecture.”

Vintage Editorials: Air India  Scanned from Harpers Bazaar 1970 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Long cotton caftan in black, white and tan Indian border print from a selection in the Mohanjeet Boutique at Debenham and Freebody.

Photography by Art Kane. Model is Jean Shrimpton. Scanned from Harpers Bazaar 1970 by Miss Booty Barefoot for Vintage Editorials: Air India.

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