Vintage Editorials: Mirror,Mirror…
…On the wall, these are the brightest, neatest, smartest dresses of all.
Left: Wrapover wool dress with yellow smocked sleeves. Mary Quant £17.70. Carved plastic bangle by Adrien Mann, 40p. Yellow plastic hair comb by Peter Robinson, 25p. Sheer red tights, British Home Stores, 30p. Spaghetti strap sandals, Elliott £5.95. Right: Sophisticated jersey wrap over dress with voluminous sleeves and embroidered neck and cuffs by Gillian Richard £9.50 from Jane Norman. Bottle green tights, British Homes Stores, 30p. Strappy sandals by Sacha, £6.99. Plastic flower hair slides by Miss Selfridge 10p each. Leather clutch bag by Mulberry Co, £7.
Clingy ruched fine wool button-up dress with square neck by Mary Quant, £11.60. Antique necklace by Butler & Wilson £8.75. Scarlet tights by Mary Quant, 40p. Emerald Green leather cork-soled sandals by Sacha £9.99.
Red, white and blue zig-zag striped acrylic dress with wide dolman sleeves and slit tie-neck by Martha Hill, £6.50. Thin navy patent belt by Gay Designs, 69p. Sheer navy tights by Mary Quant, 40p. Bright red and blue carved plastic bangles by Adrien Mann, 40p each. Red leather shoes by Lilley & Skinner, £4.99.
Canary yellow fine wool dress with lavender and purple striped silk sleeves and buttoned back by Mary Quant £13.20. Kingfisher tights by Mary Quant, 40p. Red, blue and yellow leather shoes by Sacha, £7.99.
Scarlet jersey dress with bow neckline by Stirling Cooper, £8.50. Antique glass necklace £10.50 from Butler & Wilson. Sheer black tights by Wolford, 65p. Leather sling-back shoes by Lilley & Skinner, £4.99. Sporty radio from Harrods.
Left: Cornflower blue jersey dress with sweetheart neck and slanting pockets by Stirling Cooper, £8.50. Patent belt by Gay designs, 69p. Heart, diamond and club brooches, 45p and carved plastic bangle 40p all by Adrien Mann. Sheer red tights by British Home Stores, 30p. Navy leather shoes with stacked heels by Elliott, £9.95. Right: Ice-cream pink jersey dress with huge puffed sleeves ad flared skirt by Stirling Cooper, £8.50. Wide carved plastic bangle, 40p by Adrien Mann. Electric blue tights by Mary Quant, 40p. Spotty Fabric shoes by Elliott, £10.95. Both Stirling Cooper dresses available from Peter Robinson, Oxford Circus.
Photography by Andre Carrara. Vintage Editorials: Mirror,Mirror… Scanned from Honey Magazine 1972 by Miss Booty Barefoot.
…For once I am feeling in an ULTRA colourful mood hence the gorgeous display of rainbow colours before your very eyes – glorious aren’t they!
These last few day’s, plucked from my very own wardrobe…. I have opted for a Palma Violet high-waisted pair of vintage shorts with Salmon Pink T, Pea Green jersey shift dress, Baby Blue maxi dress and finally Pumpkin Orange T with cream shorts…..not one item of black clothing…I must be coming down with a virus…xxx