A breath of green

1970s, beauty, belinda bellville, charles jourdan, david bailey, Garrard, Inspirational Images, maudie james, Vogue
The greenest scent of summer—Estee Lauder’s Alliage with hints of marigold, jasmine and muguet, to wear with green chiffon, and Estee Lauder’s new Copper and Bronze Make-up.

Model is Maudie James.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, June 1973.

Daisy lawn chiffon caped over bandeau bra with shoulder straps, blowing into a herbaceous hem. By Bellville Sassoon. Daisy brooch of diamonds and peridot on one ear, £4,400, at Collingwood. Snake bracelets, diamonds and garnet, £3,205, diamonds and emerald, £850, at Garrard. Emerald and gold ring by Arthur King, £1,360, at Blooms. Carved emerald ring surrounded by two rows of diamonds, £1,250 at Michael Fishberg. Round pin in the hair, left, diamonds and sapphires, emeralds and rubies, £950, Cameo Corner. Pale yellow tights, Mary Quant, 40p, Selfridges. Dior sandals, £24, Charles Jourdan

Put on an exciting evening face

1970s, barbara daly, Boston-151, Charles of the Ritz, Chloe, david bailey, Estee Lauder, hair, Hair and make-up, Inspirational Images, Make-up, Vogue, yves saint laurent
Charles of the Ritz make-up echoing the dots on Saint Laurent’s soft chiffon halter. New Segur Ritz Mat Foundation over Pink Revenescence Moisture Glow with new Real Red Cheek Pommade Cleargel blusher and Translucent Face Powder. On the eyes, new Moisturizing Eye Shadow Base under Green Celery Eye Shadow Pommade on brow bone and Seagreen Mist Eye Shadow Pommade in socket and over lid; Paper-thin Creative Colour Satin Liner in Forest Green, Chestnut Brown Brow Colour, Black Auto-Lashique Mascara. New Liqui-Frost Tangerine Lipstick and Premiere Peach Liqui-Creme Nail Polish. Hair dotted with Nestle Streaks ‘N Tips Auburn Hair Colour by Gerald at Mod’s Hair, Paris, make-up by Barbara Daly; chiffon by Abraham, earrings by Saint Laurent.

Take browns, oranges, greens and gold, mix them, match them and make them work for you.

Make-up by Barbara Daly.

Hair by Gerald at Mod’s Hair.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Beauty in Vogue, Summer 1973.

Estee Lauder make-up teamed with the new bareness of Chloe’s bitter brown top, crossed over the back, wrapped around the waist of a matching pleated crepe skirt. Estee Lauder Soft Cover Compact Make-up in Fresh Cream, Fresh-Air-Pink Face & Cheek Tint, a dusting of Sheer Shell Re-Nutriv Powder. On the eyes, Smoky Apricot and Apricot Chiffon Pressed Eyelid Shadows with new China Blue Eye Glossamer at outer corners, Black/Navy Lustrous Roll-On Mascara. New Iced Sherry Glossamer over Re-Nutriv Rich Rich Lipstick in Classic Sherry, with nails painted in new Classic Sherry Lustrous Nail Lacquer. Make-up by Barbara Daly, hair slicked back and banded with Nestle Streaks ‘N Tips Gold Hair Colour by Gerald of Mod’s Hair, Paris; Pearl drop earrings from The Purple Shop, Chloe dress from Boston 151.

Get-Up-at-Eight and Live-on-Air Dressing

1970s, bill gibb, charles jourdan, chelsea cobbler, david bailey, Gina Fratini, Jane Goddard, jean varon, john bates, Vintage Editorials, Vogue, zandra rhodes
Silk chiffon with shadow lilies in white and iced green, washed over with a few pearly shells. Big full skirt over petticoat, a sash of Edwardian peach satin. Zandra Rhodes , £160, petticoat, £26, at Fortnum & Mason. Opal choker, £210, N. Bloom. Long opaline rope, £12, drop mother-of-pearl earrings, £15, from range, The Purple Shop. Opal/diamond ring, £550, at Andrew Grima. Snakeskin sandals, £29.50, Charles Jourdan. Scent, Vivre by Molyneux. Hair by Michael at Michaeljohn.

Model is Jane Goddard.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, April 1st 1974.

Quatrefoil layers of silk chiffon in melon, apricot, candy pink, frilling over the arms. By Gina Fratini, £244 , at Selfridges ; Lucienne Phillips ; Diagonal, Guildford and Lucinda Byre, Liverpool. Carnelian and silver gilt ring, £30, silver and gunstone ring, £18.50, Bakelite drop earrings, £3, all from range at The Purple Shop.
Crossover bodice of black silk crepe framed in lipstick red a full Liberty print silk skirt and enormous gathered pockets edged in stripes. By Bill Gibb, about £140, at ZigZag ; Chic of Hampstead ; Vicki, Cobham ; Julie Fitzmaurice, Harrogate. Scarlet high heels, £28 to order, at The Chelsea Cobbler. Pale sheer tights, Charnos. Scent, Audace by Marcel Rochas.
Polyamide georgette rainbow gathered from small brassiere top, one strap going straight over shoulder, the other angled to centre. By John Bates at Jean Varon, £49.95, Fenwick ; Earkers ; Kendal Milne, Manchester ; Campus, Oxford. Green hoop earrings, £2, from range at The Purple Shop. Scent, Fidji by Laroche.

The Romantic Phenomenon

1960s, celia hammond, david bailey, jean muir, leonard

How to have the best of all worlds at once, and be romantically different, dashing and gentle, nostalgic and modern. Never seen before in a contemporary context, the look, above, that is the key to so much that’s arriving in the first few months of the year: the billowy bodice brimming over with collar, the gathered shoulders letting fall sleeves as eloquent as Hamlet’s. Cinch the waist with what used to be a belt, what now can be pearls or bone or Plexi-glass, or soft wrapping cummerbunds as here. All in saffron silk crepe rippling into a richly pleated maxi-length skirt. By Jean Muir, £47 19s. 6d, from the 31 Shop at Harvey Nichols. Gentle glossy hair, waved and caught by a slide of pale coloured pearls, by Leonard. Dreamy Germaine Monteil make-up, by Gordon at Leonard.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, January 1968.

What turns summer nights into midsummer evenings?

1970s, anne schaufuss, belinda bellville, Browns, chelsea cobbler, david bailey, Emmanuelle Khanh, Herbert Johnson, Inspirational Images, medusa, pablo and delia, Simone Mirman, Vintage Editorials, Vogue, yves saint laurent
Dress by Medusa. Hat from Herbert Johnson.

This is the moment for evening clothes that feel as delicious as they look… they’re soft voile or fine jersey or crushed muslin, they’re cut out over suntanned backs and arms, they’re crisp cotton printed with cottage curtain flowers, they’re as easy to wear as nightdresses: and some of them are.

Photographed at Lake Windermere and the Beech Hill Hotel, Cartmel Fell.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, July 1972.

Dress to order at Browns. Hat from Simone Mirman. Choker from Arabesque.
Dress by Pablo and Delia at Browns. Hat by Herbert Johnson. Sandals by Richard Smith at The Chelsea Cobbler.
Clothes by Emmanuelle Khanh. Hat by Saint Laurent Rive Gauche.
Dress by Bellville Sassoon.

Grès by Bailey

1970s, david bailey, Inspirational Images, madame grès, Uncategorized, Vogue
Madame Grès’s canary pleated bra and skirt: Triangle bra top, tied with shoestrings at the neck and back, silk jersey skirt finely pleated over a yellow crepe petticoat. Silk organza overdress baring shoulders. Silk jersey by Racine and organza by Veron.

The Madame Grès exhibition at the Musée Bourdelle is still one of my all-time favourites. I can’t quite believe it was ten years ago – and little did I realise how precious international travel would become!

I was drawn to scan this incredible piece by her today, and when I looked at my post from 2011 I realise that it was one of those I photographed. Well, I pretty much photographed them all, but it was one of the chosen ones for my post. And although my tastes and style have changed somewhat since then, I would still count an original Madame Grès as my holiest of holy grails.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, March 1973.

Eye Catching

1970s, beauty, david bailey, Demas, Hair and make-up, Inspirational Images, jean muir, Make-up, Vogue

Helga, half-Austrian, half Irish/American and twenty-one this month, with new eye-catching make-up: Leichner’s theatrical grease stick in Chrome with Carmine 1 over it above the eye hollow. Foundation: Blend of Pearl with Pink on Pink Glowtone over cheeks, Alletta lipstick, all Kamera Klear. Jean Muir’s silk crepe jersey dress, pink coral flower brooch with earrings to match by Demas.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, March 1st 1970.

Anjelica Huston by David Bailey

1970s, anjelica huston, david bailey, elizabeth arden, Hair and make-up, Inspirational Images, leonard, Piero de Monzi, Vogue, zandra rhodes

Make-up by Elizabeth Arden. Hair by Oliver at Leonard.

Print silk dress by Zandra Rhodes at Piero de Monzi.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, 15th September 1971.

Pattie Harrison by David Bailey

1970s, Betty Gubbay, Butler & Wilson, david bailey, Inspirational Images, jap, Pattie Boyd, vidal sassoon, Vogue

Pattie Harrison looking like summer… her hair brushed into tumbling curls by Herta at Vidal Sassoon, her complexion glowing from her vegetarian diet and country life. Straw hat by Betty Gubbay, Jap check lawn blouse, pink beads from Butler and Wilson.

Photographed by David Bailey.

Scanned from Vogue, June 1973.

Everyone’s agoggle

19 magazine, 1970s, david bailey, Inspirational Images, oliver goldsmith, Sunglasses, Vintage Adverts

Photographed by David Bailey for Oliver Goldsmith.

Scanned from 19 Magazine, July 1979