Inspirational Images: Sleeping Beauty

1970s, 1980s, albert capraro, fred leighton, guy bourdin, Inspirational Images, rebecca blake

Sleeping Beauty by Rebecca Blake

Photographed by Rebecca Blake. Fashion by Albert Capraro. Jewels by Fred Leighton.

Scanned from Rebecca Blake: Forbidden Dreams (1984)

I can’t quite believe it’s been nearly two months since I last blogged. I promise I haven’t gone away for good, I’ve just been incredibly busy working away from Vintage-a-Peel for all this time. The website is still up, I’m still on Etsy, and there will be new listings in July. You can also find me still posting away on Instagram, so please do follow me over there if you’re there too.

Today I stumbled across this dreamy book by Rebecca Blake, a New York-based photographer whose work informed and was used in the cult classic film, The Eyes of Laura Mars. It’s safe to say that I’m smitten, not least because she also directed the music videos for ‘Kiss’ and ‘Cream’ for Prince and photographed Duran Duran for the cover of Seven and the Ragged Tiger.

One thought on “Inspirational Images: Sleeping Beauty

  1. That’s a lovely image, really dreamy style.

    Back in the 80s when I was a kid I used to get a few pop magazines (I honestly don’t know why, I didn’t like pop music) and I put some posters on the wall. I ended up taking them all down because I didn’t like the eyes in the pictures ‘watching me’, but Simon le Bon got to stay because he was in soft focus! I wonder if that shot was taken by that photographer…

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