James Last Goes Pop, 1967

1960s, Barry Zaid, Illustrations, lps, psychedelia, Uncategorized

james last goes pop

Illustration by Barry Zaid.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants.

Inspirational Illustrations: The Arts and Censorship

1960s, Illustrations, psychedelia, royal festival hall

alan aldridge

Illustration by Alan Aldridge.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Phantasia: Of Dockland, Rockland and Dodos, 1981

Inspirational Illustrations: Myth or Magic?

1970s, C. Trouche, cosmopolitan, Illustrations, mild sauce, psychedelia

Myth or Magic - Cosmo - C Trouche - Nov 74

Illustration by C. Trouche (accompanying an article about Aromatherapy).

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, November 1974

New for Autumn/Winter

1930s, 1960s, 1970s, british boutique movement, bus stop, chelsea girl, forbidden fruit, jean varon, john bates, lee bender, louis caring, Miss Impact, psychedelia, roland klein, terry de havilland, wallis, website listings, young edwardian
Chelsea Girl

Chelsea Girl

Tsk tsk. Slap my wrist. I’m pretty slack about putting website listings here on the blog, and I can only apologise. Here are some edited highlights (but there are plenty more already listed and more to come before Christmas!). Personal favourites are the original 1970s Chelsea Girl platform shoes, the black lace 1930s evening dress and Erte-printed John Bates for Jean Varon dress…

Unsigned original 1930s

Unsigned original 1930s

John Bates for Jean Varon

John Bates for Jean Varon

Roland Klein for Marcel Fenez

Roland Klein for Marcel Fenez

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

Unsigned original 1960s

Unsigned original 1960s

Terry de Havilland

Terry de Havilland

Young Innocent

Young Innocent

Lee Bender for Bus Stop

Lee Bender for Bus Stop

Wallis Fashion Shops

Wallis Fashion Shops

Miss Impact

Miss Impact

Louis Caring

Louis Caring

Unsigned original 1970s

Unsigned original 1970s

Inspirational Illustrations: The words of the song

1970s, Clarissa Porter, Honey Magazine, Illustrations, psychedelia
Illustration by Clarissa Porter

Illustration by Clarissa Porter

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Honey, December 1970

Vintage Adverts: Psychedelic London by TWA

1960s, Illustrations, Inspirational Images, LIFE, london, psychedelia, Vintage Adverts

Illustrator uncredited. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from LIFE magazine, May 1968

Vintage Adverts: Grooviest Radial Yet

1970s, Illustrations, psychedelia, sunday times magazine, Vintage Adverts

Scanned from The Sunday Times Magazine, February 21st 1971

It never ceases to amaze me just how widespread the influence of psychedelia was in the advertising world. Who would have thought that it would be used to sell tyres?

Inspirational Illustrations: The Ginchiest

1960s, Illustrations, polly peck, psychedelia, Vintage Adverts, Woman's Own

Scanned from Woman’s Own, October 22nd 1966

Ok, cats, I’m going to willingly lose cool points and confess that I had to look up what the hell ‘Ginchiest‘ means. (There’s even a song.) I can’t always immediately ‘get’ this kind of groovy talk. It was hard enough watching Beat Girl, daddy-o…

Inspirational Illustrations: Magpie Eye

1960s, Barbara Hanrahan, Honey Magazine, Illustrations, psychedelia, The Beatles

Illustrating ‘Magpie Eye’ in Honey, July 1967. Illustrations by Barbara Hanrahan.

Vintage Adverts: Wrangler Psychedelia

1970s, jeans, psychedelia, Vintage Adverts, wrangler

Scanned from Petticoat, April 1970