The Renaissance of Elegance

1960s, cherry twiss, florence, Inspirational Images, italy, ken scott, Pucci, Robert Freson, telegraph magazine, The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, Vintage Editorials
Ognibene-Zendman: silk culotte pyjamas, in the Palazzo Orsini, Rome.

Paris in recent seasons has seemed to be more interested in the line of a dress than whether it enhances the body. So Weekend Telegraph turned to Rome and Florence, where the emphasis is still on elegance and femininity, to report on this year’s Spring and Summer Collections.

Fashion by Cherry Twiss.

Photographed by Robert Freson.

Scanned from The Weekend Telegraph Magazine, February 24th 1967.

Ken Scott: matching floral prints, in the Villa Ombrellino, Florence.
Pucci: chiffon tent, crepe trousers, Villa Ombrellino.
Mila Schön: beaded tube, in the Villa Lante, Bagnaia.
Forquet: lace poncho over jewelled leggings, in the Palazzo Orsini.
Barocco: laminated silk tunic dress, in the Palazzo Orsini.

Pucci’s Venus

1970s, David Wolfe, fortnum and mason, Illustrations, Pucci, Uncategorized, Vogue

Pucci's Venus

Illustration by David Wolfe for Fortnum & Mason.

Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, February 1971.

Inspirational Editorials: The New Exotics

1960s, david montgomery, de Valesco of Tangier, Inspirational Images, Pucci, Savita, Vintage Editorials, Vogue

Diaphanous glistening crepe. Billowing Turkish trousers. Diamond-shaped minimal top with rhinestone pendant. 250 gns from Pucci.

Diaphanous glistening crepe. Billowing Turkish trousers. Diamond-shaped minimal top with rhinestone pendant. 250 gns from Pucci.

Photographed by David Montgomery. Scanned by Miss Peelpants from Vogue, July 1967

Polo necked harem pyjama dress. Striped chiffon, all colours of a rainbow. 68 gns from Savita.

Polo necked harem pyjama dress. Striped chiffon, all colours of a rainbow. 68 gns from Savita.

Japonica pink and ebony black rayon. By de Valesco of Tangier, about 56 gns at Simpson

Japonica pink and ebony black rayon. By de Valesco of Tangier, about 56 gns at Simpson