Bolero of pearly circles, with pearly petals making a brassiere. By Felicity Bosanquet for Vendome, to order from Marian McDonnell, 45 South Molton Street, W1
Coming in, pearls in quantities to make an oyster shrink. But never well-bred strings, Felicity Bosanquet’s idea of wearing pearls is lavish. She loops and circles them into a bolero, a skirt, slings them monster-sized around her waist. Try pearls. They’re good for you. Cleopatra took hers internally, like a Disprin.
Photographed by Hans Feurer.
Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Queen, 25th June-8th July 1969
Big pearls make a belt with dangling silvery tassels. By Felicity Bosanquet for Vendome, from Marrian McDonnell. Pearl ropes wound round and round the leg – by Adrian Mann, £125 each, at Liberty’s.
Skirted in pearls (You could slip a body-stocking on underneath, if you think it necessary). Swinging big and little circles, separate strings, by Felicity Bosanquet, to order from Marrian McDonnell.
Looking at life through rose-tinted glasses: Mary Quant sees spring in a haze of rose pink, here in Liberty print, straight out of a vicarage garden. It couldn’t be more English. Dress, shoes and tights all by Mary Quant. His shirt by Aquascutum. Bangle from City Lights Studio.
Photographed by Norman Eales. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Cosmopolitan, March 1973.
Floaty cover-up in silk chiffon, printed with navy/red/cream, tying at waist; by Alice Pollock for Quorum, about £45. Black lycra swimsuit by Eres, £16.50.
Scanned from Harpers and Queen, June 1973. Photographs by James Wedge.
Belted cover-up in fine cotton voile, with paisley print in pale green/blue/yellow/purple, and long medieval sleeves; £37, Liberty. Pale green lycra bikini; £5, Liberty.
Cotton voile abaya by Thea Porter, with print of Chinese horses in green and brown, and two panels of antique patchwork fabrics; £61, Thea Porter
Designed by Lyn and Mary, available at Deborah and Clare
Incredible spread from August 1970, showing the best of the exquisitely hand-painted and printed textiles around at the time. Highly covetable and just about the most perfect styling ever. There’s even a token piece of menswear!
The Sunday Times Magazine, August 1970. Photographed by Hans Feurer. Scanned by Miss Peelpants.
Faces reprinted by Roger Riley (art student at Liverpool Polytechnic) onto voile shirt.
Mr Freedom, 430 King's Road
Jumpsuit by Marsh and Armstrong, to order from Countdown 137 King's Road. Shirt by Biba, boots by Mr Freedom
Shoes decorated by Pablo and Delia. Shawl from Imogens, 274 Fulham Road.
Dress and eyeshade by Pablo and Delia. To order from Mr Fish, 17 Clifford Street.
Designed by Lyn and Mary, available from Deborah and Clare
Silk dress by Lyn and Mary from Deborah and Clare. Hat and boots by Biba.
Shirt made specially by Liberty's from French hand-painted panne velvet.