Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right…

Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right…

Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right…

Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Crochet tops by Loris Azzaro from £40; satin straight skirt (left) by Frocks at Che Guevara, £7.95; midi crepe skirt (right) by Yves Saint Laurent at Rive Gauche, £32.50; suede gloves by Aires at Fortnum & Mason, £7.50; feather hat (left) at City Lights Studio, £3.25; straw cloche (right) by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe at Browns, £15 to order; trimmings at Paul Craig; antique bags at Butler & Wilson; pearl necklace by Adrien Mann, £2.25; pearl bracelet at Browns to order; jet beads by Paul Stephens, 90p; Metallic Pewter Nail Varnish by Biba, 25p.
Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Pure silk handpainted long frock by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe at Browns, £295; silk shirtwaist by Leslie Poole for Annacat, £32.50; hats by Jenny Gaylor for Universal Witness, £12 each; green bangles at Butler & Wilson; other bangles at City Lights Studio, £3.50.

‘Clothes have gone back to black – strict classic: the little black dress, the two-piece skirt suit. White adds the sparkle, accessories the fun.’

Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Off-the-shoulder midi cotton voile frock and long crepe frock, gold coloured beads and bangle, all by Yves Saint Laurent at Rive Gauche, £95, £72, £9 and £5.50; suede gloves by Aires at Fortnum & Mason, £7.50; handbag and bangles from a selection at Butler & Wilson, Antiquarius; straw beret by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe at Browns, £15 to order; art deco clip from a selection at Universal Witness, from 25p; art deco necklace by Paul Stephens, £2.
Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
(left) Sleeveless crepe-de-chine dress with grosgrain bolero, and gloves, at City Lights Studio, £37 and £5.75; veiled velvet pillbox by Edward Mann, £5.80; bangles from a selection at Butler & Wilson, Antiquaries, from £3; (right) French jersey frock by Alice Pollock at Quorum, £45; velvet satin trimmed pillbox by Edward Mann, £5.80; suede clutch bag by Yves Saint Laurent at Rive Gauche, from £5.50; bee clasp from a selection at Universal Witness, from 25p.
Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Silk costume and bangle by Yves Saint Laurent at Rive Gauche, £95 and from £5.50; straw beret by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe at Browns, £15 to order; hat trimmings at Paul Craig; ivory and silver jewellery by Fabrice at ZigZag, from £4 to £50.
Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
(left) Three-piece gaberdine costume by City Lights Studio, £33.50; beret by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe at Browns, £15 to order; gold starred bangles and rings by Fabrice at ZigZag, £100 and £7; all other jewellery from a selection at Butler & Wilson; (right) Nun’s veiling costume by Janice Wainwright, £29.50; antique gloves at Essenses; straw hat by Jean Charles Brousseau at Browns, £6; veiling and camellias from Paul Craig, from 10p per yard and 10p each.
Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Silk print frock by Cacharel, £28; antique kid gloves at Universal Witness, from £4; suede bag by Chelsea Cobbler, £14.95; straw beret by Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe at Browns, £15 to order; swizzlestick by Cartier, 550 francs; veiling at Paul Craig, from 10p per yard; pearl choker by Ciro Pearls, £2.75; Gold Glitter Eye Shadow by Innoxa, 40p; Softly Beige Foundation by Elizabeth Arden, £1.65.
Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right... Scanned from NOVA April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot. Vintage Fashion researched and displayed in all it's glory!
Striped waistcoat at City Lights Studio, £9.50; satin straight skirt by Frocks at Che Guevara, £6.95; stockings by Christian Dior, 55p; black pearls by Ciro Pearls, £6; Brightest Red nails by Max Factor, 35p. Hair by Frederic of Mod’s Hair; perfume, Norell, £8.15 for 1/4oz.

 

Photography by Helmut Newton. Fashion editorial by Caroline Baker. Scanned from NOVA magazine April 1973 by Miss Booty Barefoot for Vintage Editorials: Tight is Right…

After the easter fun of stuffing yourself silly with as much chocolate as you can handle – can we still squeeze into those wonderfully figure hugging little numbers that accentuate our lumps and bumps? Well SPANX were invented for just that reason. Breath in, hold your breath and rock that tight dress. You only live once!

Spring or Summer. Bold printed dresses – yes! But I always go back to black! xNx

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